Research + News | Topic: Social Media
Jun 8, 2018
Ten Ways “Grown-Up” Christians Can Set A Better Example For Gen Z On Social Media
Dear Christians On Social Media, Gen Z Is Watching. Read this article from Jonathan Morrow for the Impact 360 Institute here.
Jun 6, 2018
Coaches: Youth Sports, Social Media, Parents Have Changed The Job
The impact of social media, and the role parents play in their children’s lives, has drastically altered the job of youth coaches. Read the article here.
May 31, 2018
Teens, Social Media & Technology 2018
The latest report from the Pew Research Center says that YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat are the most popular online platforms among teens. Fully 95% of teens have access to a smartphone, and 45% say they are online ‘almost constantly.’ Read the report here.
May 31, 2018
Seven Symptoms Of Too Much Social Media Use
Tim Elmore blogs on what happens to teens with too much social media exposure. Read his blog here.
May 24, 2018
US Kids Say Social Media Stars Are More Influential Than Celebrities Or The President
There’s no denying the influence of social media celebrities on America’s youth as new research from Mintel reveals that more than one third (34%) of kids aged 6-17 consider social media stars* to be among their top role models, outranking the influence of musicians (33%), athletes (27%), actors (22%) and even the President (16%).
Read the full article here.
May 7, 2018
The Teenage Social-Media Trap
Teens increasingly measure and manage their social success online—and it may be taking a toll on their mental health. Read the full article here.
May 7, 2018
What Parents Need To Know About Social Media And Anxiety
Learn to recognize the warning signs of anxiety disorder and help your kid keep social media use healthy and productive. Read the full blog post from Common Sense Media here.
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.