Research + News | Topic: Accountability
May 15, 2019
Teens Smuggle Burner Phones To Defy Parents
One South Carolina family confiscated multiple phones their daughter had gotten from school friends or elsewhere. Read the article here.
May 1, 2019
Under Employers’ Gaze, Gen Z Is Biting Its Tongue On Social Media
Only about 1 in 10 teenagers say they share personal, religious or political beliefs on social media, according to a recent survey from Pew Research Center. Read the article here.
Apr 23, 2019
Teens Don’t Seem To Grow Out Of Problematic Cell Phone Use
Some teenagers develop a craving to use a cell phone during inappropriate times, and new research suggests it is not something that is likely to change as they become young adults. Read the article here.
Mar 26, 2019
How Parents Feel About – And Manage – Their Teens’ Online Behavior And Screen Time
Smartphones and social media are now an almost universal feature of teenage life in the United States. More than nine-in-ten U.S. teens ages 13 to 17 say they have access to a smartphone or use social media, according to a 2018 Pew Research Center survey. Read the research here.
Mar 13, 2019
Less Tech = Fewer Regrets
“In a tech-ubiquitous world, I fear our reality is becoming more ‘tech’ and less ‘world.'” But how do you fight that? Read the rest of the article here.
Mar 1, 2019
TikTok: Record Fine For Video Sharing App Over Children’s Data
Short-form video sharing app TikTok has been handed the largest ever fine for a US case involving children’s data privacy. Read the article here.
Feb 12, 2019
Facebook’s ‘Deeply Invasive’ Research App Draws Questions From Senate
A recent report that Facebook collected a trove of data from teens as young as 13 is sparking a new round of bipartisan scrutiny on Capitol Hill. Read the article here.
Aug 24, 2018
How Teens And Parents Navigate Screen Time And Device Distractions
54% of U.S. teens say they spend too much time on their cellphones, and two-thirds of parents express concern over their teen’s screen time. But parents face their own challenges of device-related distraction. Read the research from the Pew Research Center here.
Jul 9, 2018
Experts Warn Of Teen’s Secret Digital Lives
Today’s kids are meeting strangers, some of them adults, on a variety of apps. Read the full article here.
Jun 25, 2018
Apps And Online Behaviors To Be Wary Of With Our Kids
Secret or hidden apps, enhanced password protection, and even apps that facilitate drug purchases have provided tweens and teens with seemingly unfettered access to content and behaviors that their parents would most likely never condone. Read the article here.