Research + News | Topic: Facebook

Health Experts Urge Facebook To Shut Down Messenger Kids

Child development advocates are calling on Facebook to discontinue its new Messenger Kids app, which is targeted at 6 to 12 year olds. Read the article here.

Snapchat Is Still The Network Of Choice For U.S. Teens – And Instagram Is Facebook’s Best Shot At Catching Up

Snapchat still dominates among teenagers, a core demographic that represents the future wave of internet consumers and what they care about. Read the article here.

Facebook’s Newest App Is A Chat Service For Kids

Facebook is launching a new chat app for kids, the company announced Monday. Read the article here.

Study Finds Sharp Drop In Time Spent On Facebook

Facebook users in the US spent more time with the platform than users of any other social network, 18 hours, 24 minutes. But that was a significant drop from the 32 hours, 43 minutes recorded by Verto Analytics a year ago. Read the article here.

Sean Parker Unloads On Facebook ‘Exploiting’ Human Psychology

Sean Parker, the founding president of Facebook, gives us a candid look at how social networks purposely hook and potentially hurt our brains. Read the article here.

Facebook Makes A New Bid To Woo Teens

Positive-minded app tbh has found a strong audience among teens. Read the article here.

These Are The 10 Most Used Smartphone Apps

When it comes to smartphone apps, Facebook and Google dominate. Read the list here.

A Huge New Survey Shows That Teens Are Bullied Most On Instagram And Facebook

Instagram is the network of choice for cyberbullies in 2017, with Facebook close behind. Read the article here.

Teenage Clicks

How Facebook overcame its “coolness” problem, won back the kids who fled it for Snapchat, and secured its dominance of social media. Read the article here.

UK Teens Say Instagram Is The Worst App For Cyberbullying

New research claims Instagram is home to more cyberbullies than any other social media platform, with Facebook coming in a close second. Read the article here.