Research + News | Topic: Social Communication
Jan 14, 2021
Chat Service Discord Doubles Valuation To $7 Billion
The service popular among videogamers raises $100 million as it aims to go mainstream. Read the article here.
Jan 4, 2021
Experts Say This Is What Children Need To Survive The COVID-19 Pandemic
USA TODAY spoke with experts in child development on how remote school, reduced socialization and increased screen time is affecting kids. Read the article here.
Dec 29, 2020
Tech Choices Dictate Teen Friendships During Pandemic
The use of Snapchat, Instagram or TikTok can fray or strengthen ties, depending on whether pals communicate the same way. Read the article here.
Sep 11, 2020
Teen Dies After Doing TikTok ‘Benadryl Challenge’ As Doctors Warn Of Dangers
A 15-year old girl from Oklahoma has reportedly died after taking an excessive amount of the anti-allergy medication Benadryl as part of a challenge on social media app TikTok. Read the article here.
Apr 15, 2020
Teens Are Addicted To Socializing, Not Screens
Screenagers in the time of coronavirus. Read the article here.
Apr 15, 2020
7 Tactics A Child Predator Uses To Lure Kids: Red Flag Phrases Every Parent Needs To Know
Learning about the tactics and tricks child predators use will help parents be more aware. Read the article here.
Mar 20, 2020
Limit Social Media, Hike Communication As Teen Anxiety Increases Over COVID-19
Uncertainty during pandemic tough for teens. Read the article here.
Feb 7, 2020
The Role Of Memes In Teen Culture
Memes can provide an opening for parents to talk to adolescents about serious issues like coronavirus or the possibility of war. Read the article here.
Feb 6, 2020
‘We’re constantly asked for pictures’: Teen Researches Why Sending Naked Pics Is Now Normal
Kiona Osowski’s Grade 12 research project started with a question, based on her own experiences as a 17-year-old teenager: why are girls so often asked for nude photos? Read the article here.
Jan 28, 2020
Our Daughter’s Nightly Struggle
Navigating this technology thing is not fun, for parents or our teens, but fighting the battle is worth it. Read the article here.