Research + News | Topic: Social Media

Gen Z Social Usage Rising As Their Parents Start To Log Off

Two-thirds of the US population will use social networks on a monthly basis in 2022, with the largest influx of new users coming from Gen Z. Read the article here.

For Teens, Saving Each Other From Social Media Is A Team Effort

Young people are learning how online content is wreaking havoc on their self esteem, and making it their mission to help other young people avoid the same fate. Read the article here.

Mom And Dad’s Social Media Habits Reveal Their Parenting Style

Does a parent’s posting habits on Facebook really change the way they interact with their kids? Read the article here.

Social Media Might Be Bad For Teens’ Mental Health At Certain Age Windows

Researchers are trying to figure out who’s at risk. Read the article here.

Screen Time Terrors: 7 In 10 Parents Fear Their Kids Are Becoming ‘Internet Zombies’

Is all that time spent on social media, gaming apps, and streaming services turning kids’ brains into mush? Read the article here.

What Teens See In Closed Online Spaces Like The Discord App

Unlike many other current popular social media platforms, Discord servers often function as closed communities, with invitations required to join. Read the article here.

The Twitching Generation

Around the world, doctors have noticed teenage patients reporting the sudden onset of tics. Is this the first illness spread by social media? Read the article here.

Is There Hope For Gen Z?

A review of the book Gen Z, Explained: The Art of Living in a Digital Age. Read the article/review here.

What Is ‘Bigorexia’?

A social media diet of perfect bodies is spurring some teenage boys to form muscle dysmorphia. Read the article here.

Mom Pays Teen Son $1800 To Stay Off Social Media Until His 18th Birtday

“I knew for sure he was going to make it,” she said. Read the article here.