Research + News | Topic: Internet
Mar 25, 2020
Teens Without Internet Access Are Fearful They Won’t Achieve Their Dream
A new survey by National 4-H Council and Microsoft Corp. found that teens without broadband Internet access are less optimistic about their social and economic mobility. Read the article here.
Feb 25, 2020
A Novel Approach To Counseling Depressed, Anxious Teens: Video-chatting With Therapists
Feb 20, 2020
This Teen’s Hand-Made ‘Meme Guide’ Is A Must-Read For Every Parent
If you’ve ever wondered what a VSCO girl is, why your kids respond to your questions with “yeet,” or where the “Old Town Road” is located, there’s now a helpful guide for that. Read the article here.
Feb 7, 2020
If You Have Questions About Teens, They’re Answering Them For You On Reddit
Teenagers want to be understood, are some of the answers on Reddit helpful for parents trying to understand? Read the article here.
Feb 6, 2020
Teenagers Are Discovering That The World Of YouTube Fan Fiction Can Have A Dark, Sexual, And Violent Side
Some teens go looking for this X-rated content on the site Wattpad, but some just stumble across it, potentially thanks to the site’s “You’ll also like” recommendations. Read the article here.
Jan 22, 2020
How Children Are, And Aren’t, Using The Internet
eMarketer principal analyst Mark Dolliver and vice president of research Jennifer Pearson discuss children’s behavior online, the screen time stigma and YouTube child policy changes. Listen to the podcast by clicking here.
Oct 15, 2019
R/Teenagers: The Subreddit Where Teens Share Memes, Vent & Ask For Advice
r/teenagers is a subreddit created by teenagers for teenagers as a place to share memes, vent about school, and share about the experience of being a teen. Read the article here.
Oct 15, 2019
Study Reports One In Four Brazilian Teenagers Is Web-Dependent
A Federal University of Espírito Santo (UFES) survey of more than 2,000 adolescents shows that 25.3 percent are moderately or severely dependent on the Internet. Read the article here.
Oct 10, 2019
New Research Commissioned By The BBFC Into The Impact Of Pornography On Children Demonstrates Significant Support For Age-Verification
83% of parents agreed with the statement “there should be robust age-verification controls in place to stop children (under 18s) seeing commercial pornography online.” Read the report here.
Sep 16, 2019
Gen Z Are The Most Likely To Be Influenced Online
People who are part of Generation Z are the most likely age group to be influenced by the things they see on the internet, despite being the first generation to grow up entirely online. Read the article here.