Research + News | Topic: Internet

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.

I Didn’t Want It To Be True, But The Medium Really Is The Message

We’ve been told — and taught — that mediums are neutral and content is king. But is that true? Read the article here.

Screen Time Terrors: 7 In 10 Parents Fear Their Kids Are Becoming ‘Internet Zombies’

Is all that time spent on social media, gaming apps, and streaming services turning kids’ brains into mush? Read the article here.

Teens Are Looking For Love In Online Places

How to help teens have safe and healthy online relationships. Read the article here.

What’s One Of The Most Dangerous Toys For Kids? The Internet

Ff we adults are seemingly powerless in the face of such digital temptation, where does that leave our kids? Read the article here.

Teen Depression Linked To Problematic Internet Use

Researchers have uncovered a link between depression and problematic internet use (PIU) among teens. Read the article here.

Teenagers Who Use The Internet, Social Media Or Video Games For More Than An Hour Daily Have ‘Significantly Lower Grades and Test Scores’

Researchers are urging parents to place time limits on their children’s tech use. Read the article here.

Boys Who Spend Lots Of Time Online More Likely To Cyberbully

The study also found that boys were more likely to engage in cyberbullying than girls. Read the article here.

Lonely Adolescents Are Susceptible To Internet Addiction

Loneliness is a risk factor associated with adolescents being drawn into compulsive internet use. Read the article here.

Compulsive Internet Use By Teens Linked To Emotional Issues

A new study has found internet addiction in teenagers leads to difficulty regulating emotions. Read the article here.