Studies confirm that teens, young adults take a lot of pictures

Phone users 25 and under take between 4-8 pictures everyday

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Studies confirm that teens, young adults take a lot of pictures

Studies suggest that people 25 and under take between 1,440-3,000 images per year.

Studies suggest that people 25 and under take between 1,440-3,000 images per year.

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Studies suggest that people 25 and under take between 1,440-3,000 images per year.

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lance lagoni

Studies suggest that people 25 and under take between 1,440-3,000 images per year.

Mackenzie Wallace, Staff Writer

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Eight of 10 of you who are reading this probably own an iPhone. In fact 83% of American teens own an iPhone, according to PiperJaffray survey. 

The same survey estimated 95% of teenagers own some kind of smartphone, whether that be an iPhone, Android, Google Pixel, etc. About 100 million people own iPhones in the US and 1.4 billion people worldwide own an iPhone. 

Regardless of gender, race, or parent income, the level of teens who own a smartphone, is generally consistent, according to Kurt Schlosser, a writer from GeekWire. About 96% of college students own a smartphone. 

Women are more likely to take pictures than males, according to Janko Roettgers, a writer for Gigaom, a technology consulting firm. On average, users take 120 photos per month, that’s 1,440 pictures a year, meaning at least 4 photos daily. Females under the age of 25 take about 250 photos a month, yielding 3,000 pictures a year or about 8 photos per day. 

Men in that same under 25 age group, take only 118 photos monthly or 1,416 annually, according to Roettgers. This averages to slightly less than 4 photos each day.

What’s the difference between the IOS camera and Android camera? IOS iPhone operating system is exclusive to Apple phones. Android was developed by Google and is used in a variety of phones. Android is used in 82% of smartphones.  iOS users generally take 65% more photos than Android users each month. This can be explained by the lower end Android phones that don’t have the capacity for prolific picture taking, according to Andrew Hoyle, a writer for CNET, a technology news and trends website.   

Taking videos remains less common with users averaging only 7.5 videos each month. On average, males take more videos than females. Most videos are short, with the 7.5 monthly clips totaling only seven minutes of combined footage, according to Roettgers.