Research + News | Topic: Digital Technology
Mar 26, 2020
Teens Help Seniors Stay Engaged By Offering Tech Tutoring
Teens teach seniors how to best use technology to reach out to loved ones, which has become increasingly important while they are forced to keep distance because of national COVID-19 concerns. Read the article here.
Jan 28, 2020
I Monitor My Teens’ Electronics, And You Should Too
Dec 9, 2019
TikTok Admits It Suppressed Videos By Disabled, LBGTQ, And Fat Creators
TikTok, a social network video app with more than 1 billion downloads globally, admitted Tuesday to a set of policies that had suppressed the reach of content created by users assumed to be “vulnerable to cyberbullying.” Read the article here.
Nov 18, 2019
Gauging How Digital Usage Fits Into Teens’ Lives And Buying Habits
Are teens as much in thrall to digital as popular stereotypes suggest? Read the article here.
Oct 16, 2019
Teens Keep Outsmarting Apple’s Features For Limiting Screen Time, And Parents Are Starting To Get Frustrated
Teens keep discovering ways to get around Apple’s Screen Time parental control feature. Read the article here.
Sep 10, 2019
Americans Now Have Less Faith In Tech Than Church
Christians hope to address the ethical concerns raised as the country grows more skeptical of Big Tech. Read the article here.
May 29, 2019
The New Normal: Parents, Teens, Screens & Sleep In The United States
From Common Sense Media: The latest addition to the New Normal research series explores how smartphones and other mobile devices have changed families’ morning and evening routines and in-person relationships. For the first time, parents and teens reveal their habits around screens and sleep, from where they keep phones at night to how often digital notifications wake them up (and why). Access the full report here.
May 28, 2019
The Call To Self-Discipline In A Media-Saturated Age
Our society is addicted to spectacle. How do we keep our eyes are fixed on Christ? Read a review of a new book from Tony Reinke, titled Competing Spectacles: Treasuring Christ in the Media Age, by clicking here.
May 10, 2019
Technology Cuts Children Off From Adults, Warns Expert
One of the world’s foremost authorities on child mental health today warns that technology is threatening child development by disrupting the crucial learning relationship between adults and children. Read the article here.
Mar 28, 2019
U.S. Parents 2019
As social change has altered the structure of family households in the US, digital technology has brought its own transformations. Amid these developments, parenthood today has characteristics that simply didn’t exist a couple generations ago. Read the report here.