Research + News | Topic: Online Safety
Jul 23, 2021
Parents’ Fears Over Sexting And Abuse Among Teenagers
A vivid picture of sexual assaults and harassment in teenagers’ lives has been laid bare in recent months but parents rarely speak about the emotional turmoil they face. Read the article here.
May 19, 2021
Deadly Scam Aimed At Teens: This Is What One Houston-Area Family Wants You To Know
Remind your kids there’s no problem too big that you can’t work out together. Read the article here.
May 7, 2021
Dangers Of Discord: 6 Steps For Safeguarding Teens On The Popular Chat App
What exactly is Discord? And can my teen safely use it? Read the article from Protect Young Minds here.
May 5, 2021
Facebook Allows Drug Ads To Target Teens, Activists Say
Apr 9, 2021
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.
Apr 7, 2021
What Parents Should Know About YouTube’s New Parental Controls For Teens
YouTube recently launched a new option specifically geared toward tweens, teens, and their parents with a supervised experience. Read the article here.
Mar 26, 2021
Gen Z Hit Hardest By Digital Fraud One Year After COVID-19, Study Shows
Fraudsters were more likely to go after Gen Z, 44%, and Millennials, 37%, more than any other age group globally. Read the article here.
Mar 16, 2021
Instagram Will No Longer Let Adults Message Teens Who Don’t Follow Them
Teen users will also be shown safety prompts when messaging ‘suspicious’ adults. Read the article here.
Mar 8, 2021
Makers Of ‘Kid’s First Virtual World’ Animal Jam Targets Gen Z Teens With Fer.al Debut
The company behind the popular kids’ title, Animal Jam, is launching a new game, Fer.al, which builds on Animal Jam’s legacy while catering to a slightly older crowd of Gen Z teens. Read the article here.
Feb 26, 2021
YouTube To Launch Parental Control Features For Families With Tweens and Teens
YouTube announced this morning it will soon introduce a new experience designed for teens and tweens who are now too old for the schoolager-focused YouTube Kids app, but who may not be ready to explore all of YouTube. Read the article here.