Research + News | Topic: Snapchat
Oct 15, 2021
More Than 1 In 3 Teens Say Snapchat Is Their Favorite Social Media App, Only 2% Cite Facebook
Snapchat is the favorite social media platform among teenagers in the United States and is still growing in popularity, while Facebook’s usage is minimal among teens. Read the article here.
Sep 17, 2021
An Illicit Snapchat Video Was Shared By Students. It Led To The Arrest Of 3 Teens
Three Florida Keys teenage boys were arrested after a video showing two of them engaging in sexual acts with a 12-year-old girl was shared by students, police said. Read the article here.
Jul 16, 2021
Twitter’s Disappearing Tweets Feature Fleets Is Going Away For Good Soon
The social media platform said Wednesday that it is ending its Fleets feature, where users can share text, photos and videos that disappear in 24 hours, similar to rival Snapchat, due to the lack of new user engagement. Read the article here.
May 11, 2021
More Gen Zers Now Use TikTok Than Instagram In The US
In 2023, TikTok will surpass Snapchat in total US users. Read the article here.
Apr 16, 2021
Social Media Use In 2021
A majority of Americans say they use YouTube and Facebook, while use of Instagram, Snapchat and TikTok is especially common among adults under 30. Read the article here.
Apr 9, 2021
YouTube Dominates Social Media Reach, TikTok Now Rivals Snapchat, Twitter
In its debut in a highly regarded study of Americans’ social media platform usage, TikTok ranks just behind Snapchat and Twitter, and well ahead of far more established Reddit as a social media destination U.S. adults say they use. Read the article here.
Feb 28, 2020
Teen Hit Yolo Raises $8M To Let You Snapchat Anonymously
Now it’s safeguarding the app from predators while revealing a smart new feature for spinning up anonymous group chats, powered by $8 million in fresh funding. Read the article here.
Feb 19, 2020
Can New Snapchat Features Help Troubled Teens?
Snapchat has announced a new feature called “Here For You” that promises to “provide proactive in-app support to Snapchatters who may be experiencing a mental health or emotional crisis”. Read the article here.
Nov 15, 2019
‘Snapchat Dysmorphia’: Seeking Selfie Perfection
Now, more and more people want to look like themselves — a phone-edited version of themselves, that is. Read the article here.
Oct 28, 2019
When The Prescription For Teens Is More Social Media, Not Less
Treatments for children with anxiety and depression increasingly push them to navigate Instagram, Snapchat to build relationships with peers. Read the article here.