Research + News | Topic: Digital Natives
Oct 24, 2017
The Common Sense Census: Media Use By Kids Age Zero To Eight 2017
Combined with the data from the 2011 and 2013 reports, the 2017 Zero to Eight study gives us a clearer view of how young children’s media use has evolved over time and provides a foundation for how we can use technology to support children’s learning, play, and growth. Read the highlights and access the full report from Common Sense Media by clicking here.
Oct 24, 2017
Cause For Concern: Dramatic Spike In Kids’ Mobile Use
What is our current obsession with mobile gadgets doing to young children? Read the article here.
Jul 11, 2017
Gen Z Spends Less Time With Text
It seems that long and short form video is the way to connect with Gen Z. Read the article here.
May 29, 2017
The Secret Online World of British Teens: How Streaks, Deep Likes And Ghosting Define Young Lives
Britain’s teenagers are growing up in a new online world, rife with anxiety-inducing social pressures, bullying, and security issues. What’s it like to grow up online?
Read the article from WIRED here.
May 24, 2017
Resources For Parents Wanting to Break Kids’ Extreme Electronics Usage Habits
How excessive use of technology can impact brain function. Find a list of resources here.
Mar 10, 2017
Kids Entering the Digital Age At Young Ages
Many kids are entering the digital age before they are entering double digits in age.
Read the article here.
Sep 9, 2016
I Traded My iPhone For A Flip Phone And I’ve Never Been Happier
A teenage tells the tale of using a flip phone after breaking their iPhone. Read the story here.
Sep 6, 2016
Parents Have No Clue About Teens’ Online Lives, Says Study
There is a gap between teenagers and parents over their understanding of family rules about being online, according to a new study by the National Cyber Security Alliance. Read the article here.
Jul 8, 2016
Six Potential Downsides of Social Media
The first generation raised with social media must recognize that each introduction of new technology brings some unintended consequences with it. Tim Elmore suggests we find ways to counter the negative realities that coincide with the emergence of social media. Read his blog post here.
May 2, 2016
As They Move Through Life Stages, Millennials’ Media Habits Are Different And Distinct
According to Nielsen’s Q4 2015 Total Audience Report, Millennials’ don’t have a uniform media palate. Their lives are in rapid transition as they finish their educations, join the workforce, move into their own homes and start families. And how they connect and what they connect with follows suit. Read the insights here.