Pangea Media Survey Finds Tweens/Teens to Give Back and Spend Less this Thanksgiving

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Pangea Media Survey on Teens/Tweens and Thanksgiving/Spending.

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) of the 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 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.

About Pangea Media:
Pangea Media is a casual entertainment and online advertising company that uses the power of quizzes to bring consumers and marketers together. Pangea operates a network of quiz sites including Quibblo.com, QuizRocket.com, MyCareerQuizzes.com and DumbSpot.com that enables users to share quiz-based content within the Pangea network and through other social media channels. With more than seven million unique visitors each month and almost 100 million page views per month, Pangea is one of the dominant players in the quiz space. Pangea Media was selected as a finalist of the Kids, 'Tweens & Teens category in the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange (MITX) 2008 annual awards. Pangea Media is located in Watertown, MA and can be reached at 1-617-923-0000 or pangeamedia.com.

About Quibblo:
The ultimate online quiz experience, Quibblo (Quibblo.com) offers users the opportunity to create and take quizzes, polls and surveys, and view the results. At Quibblo.com, users can create custom avatars, share comments, invite friends and post badges. In addition to Quibblo.com, users can access Quibblo through applications built for various social networking sites, embed the Quibblo widget in their personal website or blog, or use the Quibblo Polls Widget available on the Apple iPhone. To learn more about Quibblo.com, contact Pangea Media at 1-617-923-0000 or pangeamedia.com.

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