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Children’s Media Barometer 2013 – Summary

The Children’s Media Barometer research carried out in 2013 explored the media uses of 0–8-year-old children.

Various media play a strong role in the daily lives of children starting from babyhood. The most important media content for babies are music and books. Children start watching audiovisual programmes at 1–2-years of age and playing digital games becomes common at 2–4-years of age. The internet is now a part of the lives of even the smallest children, as 93 per cent of all 0–8-year olds used the internet at least occasionally. Watching audiovisual programmes has overtaken the playing of games as the most important reason for internet use among young children.

Annikka Suoninen
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Publications 153, Internet Publications 79
1799-9219 (printed), 1799-9227 (PDF)
978-952-5994-65-0 (printed), ) 978-952-5994-64-3 (PDF)
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