Research + News | Topic: Internet
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.
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.