Research + News | Topic: Social Media
Apr 25, 2018
Social Media Use In 2018
A majority of Americans use Facebook and YouTube, but young adults are especially heavy users of Snapchat and Instagram. Read the latest from the Pew Research Center here.
Mar 26, 2018
Parents May Fret, But Teens And Even Experts Say Social Media Use Has Its Benefits
Teens and mentors talk about social media’s effects on their lives. Read the article here.
Mar 12, 2018
Social Media Friends Can Bruise Your Body Image
Seeing too many social media posts from friends about their fitness activity can harm your body image, a new study contends. Read the article here.
Mar 7, 2018
Through Social Media, Teens Learn From Others’ Stories And Stand Up For Their Beliefs
Viacom research revealed that through social media, teens experience the power of hearing others’ voices – and of using their own. Read the article here.
Mar 7, 2018
Are Young Adults Growing Tired Of Constant Social Connectivity?
Many are rethinking social media habits. Read the article here.
Feb 22, 2018
New Report Details The Devastating Effects Social Media Is Having On Generation Z
A study released in Jan 2018 by Barna Research Group reveals that Generation Z is more emotionally affected by the perils of social media than other generations who are also online. Read the article here.
Feb 19, 2018
Teens Post Online Content To Appear Interesting, Popular And Attractive
Teens work very hard to create a favorable online image through careful selection of which photos, activities and links to post on Facebook and Instagram, according to a recent study from the University of California, Irvine. Read the article here.
Jan 29, 2018
Despite YouTube and Amazon’s Efforts, Record Numbers Of Teens Are Still Eating Tide Pods
The “eating Tide Pods” meme continues to be one of the more baffling parts of 2018. Read the article here.
Jan 8, 2018
Tops of 2017: Television and Social Media
Shows that may not have cracked the top 10 in viewership made up for it in social buzz, demonstrating the dynamic value of television in 2017. Read the article here.
Nov 22, 2017
Screen Time Increases Teen Depression, Thoughts Of Suicide, Research Suggests
An increase in suicide rates among U.S. teens occurred at the same time social media use surged and a new analysis suggests there may be a link. Read the article here.