Research + News | Topic: Instagram
Mar 17, 2022
Instagram Releases Tools For Parents To Track Teens’ Activity
Instagram on Wednesday morning launched a “Family Center” with supervisory tools for parents to track their children’s time and activity on the platform. Read the article here.
Feb 3, 2022
Social Media Filters Are Changing How Young People See Themselves
This article is part of a series of articles from Teen Vogue exploring how social media impacts mental health. Read the article here.
Dec 15, 2021
What Teen Girls Wish Parents Knew About Instagram
What do teen girls wish grown-ups (particularly their parents) really knew about Instagram? And what advice do they have for kids just starting out on the app? Read the article here.
Dec 10, 2021
Teens Don’t Need ‘Finstas’ Anymore
Slang for fake Instagram accounts, finstas were the first place teens would post photos they didn’t want to share on main. Read the article here.
Dec 10, 2021
Instagram Unveils New Teen Safety Tools Ahead Of Senate Hearing
Instagram is rolling out a new set of safety features aimed at its youngest users and their parents, a day before the photo-sharing app’s head testifies to Congress about the platform’s potential risks to kids and teens. Read the article here.
Dec 9, 2021
Instagram Makes It Easy For Teens To Find Drugs, Report Finds
Fake accounts for minors were able to connect with drug dealers. Read the article here.
Nov 30, 2021
A Look At Gen Z’s Preferred Social Platforms
The social networks with the most monthly Gen Z users are Snapchat (42.0 million), TikTok (37.3 million), and Instagram (33.3 million). Read the article here.
Nov 23, 2021
The Dangerous Experiment On Teen Girls
The preponderance of the evidence suggests that social media is causing real damage to adolescents. Read the article here.
Oct 27, 2021
Instagram Struggles With Fears Of Losing Its ‘Pipeline’: Young Users
The app, hailed as Facebook’s growth engine, has privately wrestled with retaining and engaging teenagers, according to internal documents. Read the article here.
Oct 13, 2021
‘She Opens The App And Gets Bombarded’: Parents On Instagram, Teens And Eating Disorders
Mothers describe their daughters’ dangerous experiences after whistleblower Frances Haugen’s testimony. Read the article here.