Research + News | Topic: Facebook
May 5, 2021
Facebook Allows Drug Ads To Target Teens, Activists Say
Apr 16, 2021
Social Media Use In 2021
A majority of Americans say they use YouTube and Facebook, while use of Instagram, Snapchat and TikTok is especially common among adults under 30. Read the article here.
Mar 26, 2021
Facebook Is Working On An Instagram For Kids
Vishal Shah, Instagram’s vice president of product, reportedly announced the initiative in a Facebook post for employees. Read the article here.
Feb 5, 2021
Solomon Islands Set To Ban Facebook In The Name Of ‘National Unity’
The Solomon Islands Government has defended its decision to place a temporary ban on Facebook, a move it says is aimed at tackling cyberbullying and online defamation. Read the article here.
Sep 28, 2020
‘The Social Dilemma’ And The Big Dilemma
The film examines how tech giants like Google, Facebook, Twitter, and others are able to bend our will toward company profit by perfectly curating our online experience. Read the article here.
May 27, 2020
The Facebook Friends Moms Don’t Want? Their Teens
Women who grew up on Facebook find they don’t really want to share every photo, rant and family secret with their kids. Read the article here.
Apr 21, 2020
Facebook Is Launching A Dedicated Gaming App To Take On Twitch, YouTube
Twitch and YouTube don’t have much competition when it comes to streaming platforms for the gaming community, but Facebook wants to change that with a new dedicated mobile gaming app. Read the article here.
Feb 6, 2020
Gaming’s Biggest Names Are Ditching Twitch For $10 Million Contracts
The gaming defections also highlight the growing challenge that Twitch, which Amazon bought for nearly $1 billion more than five years ago, faces in an increasingly competitive market filled with other tech-backed rivals. Read the article here.
Dec 1, 2019
Quitting Facebook Can Lead to Higher Grades For Teens
Study suggests that struggling students can considerably improve their grades by spending less time on social media. Read the article here.
Jul 31, 2019
‘Facebook is at the point of no return’: These 17-Year-Olds Are Very Clear About What They Love And Hate About Social Media
Generation Z has never known a world without the internet, smartphones and social media and their behavior is a constant source of fascination for companies who want to understand how to reach them with the next big thing. Read the article here.