Research + News | Topic: Google
Sep 16, 2022
For Gen Z, TikTok Is The New Search Engine
Young people are turning to TikTok to search for answers. Google has noticed. Read the article here.
Sep 15, 2022
Big Tech Is Co-Parenting Our Children. Yes, Be Afraid.
In “Who’s Raising the Kids?” Susan Linn’s searing indictment of corporate greed, tech companies targeting children are rivaled only by the lawmakers who let them get away with it. Read the book review here.
Sep 15, 2022
Teens Now Turn To TikTok More Than Google – But Not For Schoolwork
Nearly 40 percent of young people—ages 18 to 24—are turning to visual-based social media platforms like TikTok or Instagram for their internet searches. Read the article here.
Jan 12, 2022
Peer Pressure To Use iMessage?
Has peer pressure and bullying given an edge to iMessage users? Read the article here.
Oct 29, 2021
Google Lets Kids Request Removal Of Self-Images In Search
Google introduced a tool Wednesday to give minors more control of self-images that appear in search queries, allowing those under 18 to request removal. Read the article here.
Apr 1, 2021
Advocacy Groups Urge FTC To Be Tougher On Google With Protecting Kids Privacy On Apps
The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC) and the Center for Digital Democracy (CDD) said they plan to file a complaint with the FTC Wednesday asking regulators to investigate how the Google Play Store promotes apps for kids. 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.
Sep 23, 2020
Porn Spam On Your Kid’s Google Drive?! 3 Things You Need To Know Now
Do your kids have a Chromebook or a Google account for school or personal use? If so, they also have access to Google Drive.
And that means your kids have a direct and unfiltered path for predators to send them sexually explicit material.
Read the rest of this post from Protect Young Minds by clicking here.
Sep 16, 2020
YouTube Hit With UK Class Action Style Suit Seeking $3BN+ For ‘Unlawful’ Use Of Kids’ Data
The latest representative action, filed against Google-owned YouTube, accuses the platform of routinely breaking U.K. and European data protection laws by unlawfully targeting up to five million under-13-year-olds with addictive programming and harvesting their data for advertisers. Read the article here.
Aug 19, 2020
What Parents And Teachers Can Do That Google Cannot Do
In a recent blog post, Tim Elmore says about teens, “we must adapt to the world they’re growing up in, but we don’t have to adopt every new trend that surfaces along the way.” Read his post here.