Research + News | Topic: Anonymity
Jan 30, 2019
Facebook Is Paying Teens To Install A ‘Research’ App That Lets It Monitor Their Phones
Facebook has stealthily launched a service similar to Onavo Protect, its vampiric psuedo-VPN that claims to protect users’ privacy but actually collects and analyzes their data. Read the article 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.
Nov 9, 2017
Cyberbullying’s Chilling Trend: Teens Anonymously Target Themselves Online
Cyberbullying is not a new phenomenon. But an alarming number of teenagers are anonymously posting mean things online — about themselves. Read the article here.
Nov 2, 2017
Teenager Warns About App That Lets You Post Anonymously
Sarahah is one of the top mobile apps in the United States, and it’s one that many parents don’t know exists. Read the article here.
Oct 30, 2017
A Surprising Number Of Teenagers Are Engaging In ‘Digital Self-Harm,’ The Practice Of Being Mean To Yourself Online
A new study found 6% of US teens anonymously post or share mean things about themselves online. Read the article here.
Oct 25, 2017
Digital Self-Harm Among Adolescents
“Digital self-harm” is the anonymous online posting, sending, or otherwise sharing of hurtful content about oneself. Read the article here.
Nov 3, 2016
Do Parents Invade Children’s Privacy When They Post Photos Online?
Children’s photos that parents have posted online have ended up in advertisements and on pornography sites.
Read the article from NPR here.
May 11, 2016
Teen Social Messaging App Sparks Concern Among Parents
Mar 25, 2016
Q+A: The Secret Lives of Teens Online
Christianity Today interviews author Nancy Jo Sales are her new book American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers. Read the interview here.
Mar 25, 2016
Snapchat, Kik and 6 More Iffy Messaging Apps Teens Love
Common Sense Media discusses new apps that give teens lots more opportunities to overshare (or worse). Read the article here.