Research + News | Topic: Internet
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.
Apr 26, 2018
Fixing The Broken Web – Before It’s Too Late
What can be done to fix the state of the Internet? Read the article here.
Apr 25, 2018
I Was Sold On Backpage.com: The Story Of Jane Doe
Backpage has been shut down in a collaborative effort between the FBI and other government agencies. However, to give this victory meaning we need to understand how child sex trafficking impacts all of us. Read the article here.
Apr 3, 2018
Google Is Equipping More Rural School Buses With Wi-Fi And Chromebooks
Providing students with dependable Wi-Fi before and after school is a boon for those who might lack broadband internet at home, giving them two opportunities daily to complete assignments or study for exams while on the bus. Read the article here.
Mar 8, 2018
What Happened Online in 2017 Within 60 Seconds?
This is a quick compendium of things up and downloaded, posted and searched for, sent and received, listened to and watched in bits and bytes. View the infographic and access the report here.