Research + News | Topic: Internet
Aug 2, 2019
Kids Go Online Rather Than Ask Parents For Homework Help
A new survey from computer and smartphone maker Lenovo shows that pretty much all around the world, technology trumps parental intervention when it comes to helping kids with homework. Read the article here.
Apr 25, 2019
13 Online Challenges Your Kid Already Knows About
From the Momo Challenge to the Mannequin Challenge, internet stunts can be funny — or completely frightening — for kids. Read this post from Common Sense Media here.
Apr 16, 2019
Adult Websites Top Visits From Mobile Devices
The adult industry saw the highest number of mobile users at 84% for the third straight year, followed by gambling at 80%. Read the article here.
Mar 26, 2019
How Parents Feel About – And Manage – Their Teens’ Online Behavior And Screen Time
Smartphones and social media are now an almost universal feature of teenage life in the United States. More than nine-in-ten U.S. teens ages 13 to 17 say they have access to a smartphone or use social media, according to a 2018 Pew Research Center survey. Read the research here.
Feb 12, 2019
200 Secret Internet Terms Teenagers Use – And Parents Need To Know
Police have revealed more than 200 terms teenagers have been using online to communicate – many of which will be unknown to parents. Read the article here.
Oct 26, 2018
Nearly One-In-Five Teens Can’t Always Finish Their Homework Because Of The Digital Divide
Some 15% of U.S. households with school-age children do not have a high-speed internet connection at home, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of 2015 U.S. Census Bureau data. Read the article here.
Jul 23, 2018
We Have Some Bad News For You About Porn
Internet filtering tools, like parental controls, are largely unsuccessful in preventing young people from watching porn online, according to new research from the Oxford Internet Institute. Read the article here.
Jun 25, 2018
Apps And Online Behaviors To Be Wary Of With Our Kids
Secret or hidden apps, enhanced password protection, and even apps that facilitate drug purchases have provided tweens and teens with seemingly unfettered access to content and behaviors that their parents would most likely never condone. Read the article here.
Jun 20, 2018
Next Year, People Will Spend More Time Online Than They Will Watching TV. That’s A First.
In 2019, people are expected to spend an average of 170.6 minutes each day on online activities like watching videos on YouTube, sharing photos on Facebook and shopping on Amazon. They’ll spend slightly less time — 170.3 minutes —watching TV. Read the full article here.
Jun 5, 2018
Homework, Not Games, The Reason Why China’s Teens Go Online?
Homework, not gaming, was the top reason cited by teenage respondents for going online, according to a study by Tencent Holdings, which is facing public scrutiny over its role in policing gaming addiction among youths. Read the article here.