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Teen Content Creators and Consumers

It's easy to get free music over the Internet. At least that's what most online young people think, according to a new Pew Internet & American Life Project report that examined "Teen Creators and Consumers."

This is a formidable potential audience. About 21 million Americans ages 12-17 use the Internet, and half of this group logs on every single day. Many (57 percent) of these tech-friendly respondents also have created their own content specifically for the Internet.

That means there are about 12 million people between the ages of 12-17 who have created a blog, worked on a Web page, shared some type of media or remixed others' online content into a new creation.

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