Business Briefs: Teens and social media, Chevrolet, Princeton University

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Two-thirds of teens would rather chat through their phones than face-to-face. Chevrolet is launching a new app targeting distracted driving - with a little reminder from your loved ones. Two-thirds of teens would rather chat through their phones than face-to-face. Chevrolet is launching a new app targeting distracted driving - with a little reminder from your loved ones.
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Two-thirds of teens would rather chat through their phones than face-to-face. That's a jump from 51 percent in 2012, according to Common Sense Media. So how are they communicating with one another? Forty-one percent say they use Snapchat the most, followed by Instagram at 22 percent, and Facebook at 15 percent - down from 68 percent in 2012.

Chevrolet is launching a new app targeting distracted driving - with a little reminder from your loved ones. The app, "Call Me Out," uses features already built into smartphones that can detect when a phone is picked up while driving, according to Cheddar. Pre-recorded messages from family and friends then automatically remind drivers to put the phone down. Right now, it's only available for android platforms.

Princeton University tops the list of the best universities in the United States. U.S. News & World Report released its annual ranking. One new consideration this year - how well a school enrolls low-income students. It's the eighth consecutive year Princeton has topped the list. Harvard University comes in at number two.

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