Research + News | Topic: Boundaries

Teens’ Screen Addiction Might Be Contagious, And Parents Are Patient Zero

Kids aren’t the only ones struggling to self-regulate their screen time. Read the article here.

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.

Parental Controls Do Not Stop Teens From Seeing Pornogrpahy

New research has found that Internet filtering tools are ineffective and in most cases, were an insignificant factor in whether young people had seen explicit sexual content. Read the research here.

Amazon Extends Its Lead In Parental Controls

Amazon, which already has some of the most parent-friendly options for its Fire tablets, added some more improvements. Read the article here.

Are Young Adults Growing Tired Of Constant Social Connectivity?

Many are rethinking social media habits. Read the article here.

Control Your Phone, Don’t Let It Control You

Common Sense Media provides tips for using your device intentionally and being a great digital role model. Read the article here.

Why One Hour A Day Is The Perfect Amount of Screen Time For Teens

The happiest teens spend just under an hour a day on social and other digital media, a new study suggests. Read the article here.

What Teen Sexting Reveals About Women And Sexual Coercion

Many girls feel pressured to comply with requests to send naked photos of themselves to boys who demand them. Read the article here.

Obsessed Much? Mobile Addiction Is Real

But people are making efforts to limit their smartphone usage. Read the article here.

I Put My Teens On A Digital Detox – The Results Shocked Me

I never realized just how damaging our obsession with smartphones and our switched-on lifestyle was, nor how addictive screen time was, until I put my teenagers on an extended digital detox. Read the rest of the article here.