Research + News | Topic: Smartphones
Sep 24, 2018
Google’s Parental Control Software Family Link Expands To Teens
Google’s parental control software for mobile devices, Family Link, will now help parents of teenagers, too. Read the article here.
Sep 6, 2018
Phones Are Changing The Texture Of Family Life
Many parents think teens are too absorbed by screens. Teens agree. Read the article here.
Sep 6, 2018
This Is What Happens When You Take Phones Away From Teenagers
Parents are trying to limit the amount of time their teens spend on their phones, with mixed results. Read the article here.
Aug 24, 2018
France Bans Smartphones In Schools
Under new legislation, French students will be prohibited from using smartphones and tablets while at school. Read the article here.
Aug 17, 2018
The Love-Hate Relationship Between Teens And Their Smartphones
It seems like teenagers would appreciate taking a break from their smartphones, if only they knew how. Read the article here.
Aug 14, 2018
The TV Set Reigns Supreme At The Top Of The ‘Hierarchy Of Screens’
When asked which screen was their favorite, 70% of 6- to 44-year-olds across 14 countries chose the TV set – followed by laptop/desktop computers (22%), tablets (4%) and smartphones (4%). Read the article here.
Aug 13, 2018
Over Half Of Millennials Say They Waste Too Much Time On Smartphones
According to new data from YouGov Omnibus, more than a third of Americans say they couldn’t go more than a few hours without their smartphones. Read the article here.
Jul 26, 2018
One In 10 Millennials Would Rather Lose A Finger Than Give Up Their Smartphone
Many also would give up other things as well, including one of their five senses. Read the full article here.
Jul 16, 2018
Taking Away The Phones Won’t Solve Our Teenagers’ Problems
If smartphones aren’t a direct cause of teenagers’ mental health struggles, their use might instead be a crucial way in which these struggles are expressed. This calls for a different set of solutions. Read the article here.
May 24, 2018
Are Smartphones Causing More Teen Suicides?
Increases in depression and suicide appeared among teens in 2012 – the same time smartphone ownership became the norm. Read the article here.