Research + News | Topic: Digital Citizenship
Jul 27, 2021
Instagram’s New Protections For Teens Come As Experts Say Tween Venture Poses Big Risks
The move follows pushback at launch of an Instagram service for children under 13. Read the article here.
Jul 15, 2021
Sharenting: Solving The Problem Of Parents And Kids On Instagram
Tim Elmore blogs about what parents need to consider regarding their own social media posts involving their kids. Read the blog here.
Jul 14, 2021
TikTok’s Catfish Problem Is Worse Than You Think
Several creators have been called out for faking their age and their race. Read the article here.
Jun 9, 2021
Digital Generations: The Technology Gap Between Seniors, Parents, And Kids
One of the reasons younger generations are more comfortable interacting with technology is because they know the world no other way. Read the article here.
May 28, 2021
Balancing Our Uneasy Relationship With Technology After The Pandemic
There will be no return exactly to the pre-pandemic normal, as the use of new technologies in churches will not suddenly vanish. Read the article here.
May 19, 2021
Teens And Social Media: ‘Unfollow Some Accounts That Don’t Make You Feel Good’
The Internet has become a destination of endless doom scrolling and incessant comparison, especially as platforms like Instagram have become home to highly edited images that don’t reflect reality, having a disproportionate impact on youth. Read the article here.
May 19, 2021
Deadly Scam Aimed At Teens: This Is What One Houston-Area Family Wants You To Know
Remind your kids there’s no problem too big that you can’t work out together. Read the article here.
Apr 20, 2021
How Much Of Your Stuff Belongs To Big Tech?
Apr 9, 2021
Boys Who Spend Lots Of Time Online More Likely To Cyberbully
The study also found that boys were more likely to engage in cyberbullying than girls. Read the article here.
Apr 7, 2021
Instagram For Kids?! 3 Red Flags Every Parent Should Consider
Protect Young Minds provides reasons that Instagram for kids is not developmentally age-appropriate. Read the article here.