Research + News | Topic: Families
Feb 26, 2021
YouTube To Launch Parental Control Features For Families With Tweens and Teens
YouTube announced this morning it will soon introduce a new experience designed for teens and tweens who are now too old for the schoolager-focused YouTube Kids app, but who may not be ready to explore all of YouTube. Read the article here.
Jan 11, 2021
Parents Doing Whatever It Takes To Bond With Their Kids During COVID, Even Dancing On TikTok
A new survey finds many are working up a sweat just to bond with their kids more during the coronavirus pandemic. Read the article here.
Oct 16, 2020
Teens Did Surprisingly Well In Quarantine
More sleep and family time—and less social media—may have made the difference. Read the article here.
Jun 30, 2020
Teenagers And Technology: Answers To Your Top Pandemic Questions
A blog post from the Fuller Youth Institute discusses the issue of family screen time during the pandemic. Read the post 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.
Feb 21, 2020
Is YouTube Turning Kids Into Budding Shoppers?
Kids and teens hold a lot of spending power that’s extending into households. Read the article here.
Feb 3, 2020
Average Parent Spends Just 5 Hours Face-To-Face With Their Kids Per Week
44% said their familial disconnect is a result of their kids logging inordinate amounts of time on their phones during traditional “family time” in the evening. Read the article here.
Jan 28, 2020
Our Daughter’s Nightly Struggle
Navigating this technology thing is not fun, for parents or our teens, but fighting the battle is worth it. 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
How Kids’ Allowance Works In The Smartphone Age
When it comes to teaching children about money, chore charts are out, electronic accounts are in. Read the article here.