Wednesday, September 17, 2008

BBC NEWS | Technology | Computer games drive social ties

More accentuate-the-positive details from the recent Pew study

Far from turning teenagers into anti-social loners, video games help them engage with friends and community, says a report.

The Pew Internet study of US teenagers found that few play alone and most join up with friends when gaming.

It found that many used educational games to learn about world issues and to begin to engage with politics.

The report also found that gaming had become an almost universal pastime among young Americans.

BBC NEWS | Technology | Computer games drive social ties

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