Research + News | Topic: Social Communication

Teens: Dealing With Serious Issues In The Age Of Social Media

Teens are talking about some heavy topics online. Read the article here.

Balancing Our Uneasy Relationship With Technology After The Pandemic

There will be no return exactly to the pre-pandemic normal, as the use of new technologies in churches will not suddenly vanish. Read the article here.

Many Teens Live Online, Alone. Here’s How To Stay Connected In The Pandemic

For many teens, the pandemic has created an environment in which most of their lives take place in the shadows. Read the article here.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Teens Are Addicted To Socializing, Not Screens

Screenagers in the time of coronavirus. Read the article here.

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.

Limit Social Media, Hike Communication As Teen Anxiety Increases Over COVID-19

Uncertainty during pandemic tough for teens. Read the article here.