Pangea Media, the leader in online quizzes and quiz technology, has released the results of its latest “Pangea Pulse,” which tracked the attitudes and preferences of its tween and teen users towards volunteering and spending this Thanksgiving.
Most (60 percent) tweens/teens surveyed responded that they will give back to the community this Thanksgiving. Thirteen percent said they will volunteer their services and 47 percent plan to donate food or money to help those less fortunate. Thirty-nine percent of tweens/teens are planning no community involvement this year and expressed that they will spend the holiday relaxing with family.
When asked how the economy will impact their spending on Black Friday, 53 percent said that they plan to spend less this year, with 17 percent indicating they will not shop at all this Black Friday. Only 18 percent of respondents said the economy will not impact their spending on Black Friday this year.
When asked what they are most thankful for this Thanksgiving, respondents said their families (40 percent) and their friends (40 percent). Fifty percent of the users felt that Thanksgiving is about spending quality time with their families, while 33 percent said they care most about the food.