Young people like to use mobile phones as it increases their sense of independence by enabling them to make arrangements with friends and family. They are also entertained by games, ringtones and by using mobiles to take pictures. Young people can also exchange data (e.g. pictures or ringtones) wirelessly over short distances using their phone’s bluetooth technology.
As mobile technology develops, increasing numbers of children have access to the Internet through their phones, providing them with access to their email, social networking and gaming sites etc on the move.