Research + News | Topic: Social Media
Mar 26, 2020
Social Media Challenge Has Teens Trying To get COVID-19
A new social media challenge could have your child licking different public objects to possibly get the coronavirus. 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.
Mar 17, 2020
How Social Media Affects The Mental Health Of Teenagers
Research has found that social media use can affect self-esteem, and make typical teenage pressure and bullying worse, but it can also connect isolated teens and help them find supportive networks. Read the article here.
Mar 9, 2020
Gen Z’s Favorite Social-Media Platform? None Of The Above
But new research from Kantar reveals that while this generation is more active than any other age group on social media, their favorite social haunts aren’t YouTube, Facebook, Snap or TikTok. Read the article here.
Feb 26, 2020
Opinion: ‘The Children I Meet Are Often Shattered By Their Social Media Use’
“On the one hand, [our devices] are great fun and often fascinating, but on the other hand, they can be a continuous distraction from our real lives and can often make us feel tense, nervy and disconnected.” Read the article here.
Feb 21, 2020
How Colleges Use Kids’ Social Media Feeds
Learn how what you post can hurt — and help — the admissions process. Read the article here.
Feb 18, 2020
Research Links Social Media To Mental Distress In Teens
Are more and more teens experiencing the negative effects of social media? Dr. Gillian Galen and Cosmopolitan’s Jessica Pels discuss in this video from MSNBC. View the video here.
Feb 17, 2020
More Evidence Links Social Media Use To Poorer Mental Health In Teens
Smartphones, and being on Facebook, Snapchat, TikTok and the like may be taking a big toll on teens’ mental health, a new survey of collected data on the subject shows. Read the article here.
Feb 12, 2020
3 Ways For Big Tech To Protect Teens From Harm
Feb 11, 2020
The Saddest Part Of Sadfishing
Is this ultra-personal sharing happening in the wrong forum? Read the article here.