Research + News | Topic: Snapchat
May 28, 2019
Snapchat Is Battling A Porn Studio Trying To Sneak X-Rated Lenses Past Its Censors
A porn studio called Naughty America is under fire from Snapchat after the app banned them from promoting themselves on the app, but the studio returned with new insidious ways to market themselves to users. Read the article here.
May 13, 2019
Smartphones, Snapchat, Instagram Transform How Today’s Teens Bully Each Other
Today’s cyberbullies no longer rely on chat-based venues, such as texting or instant messages. Instead, social media platforms, sometimes used anonymously, are employed to strengthen mob mentalities and the shame of victims. Read the article here.
Apr 26, 2019
Move Over Tide Pods: There’s A New ‘Shell On’ Teen Challenge In Town
Teenagers are eating banana peels, candy wrappers and more in a new viral competition dubbed the “shell on challenge.” Read the article here.
Mar 22, 2019
The State Of Social Media: A Comprehensive Guide On How Social Media Is Used Today
Social media is a constant river of change. Whether it’s the users, the platform, or the content being shared, it is evolving relentlessly. We’re steadily into 2019 and there are a lot of new trends hitting the surface and innovative ways users are utilizing social media. Read the article here.
Jan 24, 2019
Snapchat’s Place In The Social Matrix
In the latest episode of “Behind the Numbers,” analyst Debra Aho Williamson talks about the underlying reasons internet users pick different social networks, and how Snapchat fits in, both in the US and around the world. Listen to the eMarketer podcast here.
Jan 24, 2019
As Parents, We Need To Teach Our Teenagers About Social Media Safety
You can only teach when you understand the perils yourself. Read the article here.
Jan 15, 2019
A Letter To Teens About The Science Of Popularity… And The Best Ways To Use Social Media
An excerpt from the book “Popular: Finding Happinessand Success in a World That Cares Too Much About the Wrong Kinds of Relationships.” Read the excerpt here.
Dec 17, 2018
US Kids and Digital 2018
What Matters and What Doesn’t for These Digital Natives. Read the report from eMarketer here.
Nov 28, 2018
Instagram ‘Edges’ Snapchat As U.S. Teenagers’ Favorite Social App
85% of teens surveyed said they use Instagram at least once a month, compared to 84% for Snapchat. Read the article here.
Oct 26, 2018
Instagram Remains Popular With Teens, Their Most Used Platform
Marking a major shift in social media trends, Instagram has overtaken Snapchat as the most used platform among U.S. teens. Read the article here.