Research + News | Topic: Instagram
Nov 28, 2022
Meta Is Trying To Prevent ‘Suspicious’ Adults From Messaging Teens On Facebook And Instagram
Facebook is also changing the default privacy settings for younger teens. Read the article here.
Nov 9, 2022
New Survey Underlines TikTok’s Popularity With Teen Users
According to the latest survey data from Piper Sandler, which incorporates responses from over 14,500 US teens, TikTok is their primary social app of choice, dwarfing Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, which all continue to decline in teen preference. Read the article here.
Oct 28, 2022
How Filtered Social Media Photos Can Affect Body Image
Exploring the link between Instagram photos and body image. Read the article here.
Oct 4, 2022
Who Was Molly Russell?
Molly’s story shines a powerful light on what more parents and teens are dealing with than you probably know. 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 7, 2022
Instagram’s Newest Copycat Target Is BeReal
Meta is testing yet another feature on Instagram that copies directly from a competitor. Read the article here.
Sep 6, 2022
The One Social-Media Feature That People Still Love
Instagram’s Close Friends toes the privacy line by offering users a safe, semipublic space of their own creation. Read the article here.
Sep 2, 2022
Instagram Now Defaults New Users Under 16 To Most Restrictive Content Setting
The changes are rolling out to global users across platforms amid increased regulatory pressure over social media apps and their accompanying minor safety issues. Read the article here.
Jul 25, 2022
Instagram, TikTok, YouTube Top News Sources for U.K. Teens
Instagram, TikTok and YouTube are now the preferred mode of news consumption for British teenagers, a report by U.K. media regulator Ofcom has found. Read the article here.
Jul 22, 2022
Social Ladder: The Anti-Instagrams Are Taking Over
Young people are ditching Instagram in favor of apps that are more candid (and less toxic) as they seek out novel ways to connect. Read the article here.