Research + News | Topic: Social Media
Oct 15, 2019
‘Sharenting’: Teens Think Parents Share Too Much About Them On Social Media
42 percent of teens think their parents overshare about them online. Read the article here.
Oct 7, 2019
Teens Social Media Obsession Brings Health Risks, Docs Warn
As children and teens become more absorbed by the lure of posting and reading others’ posts on social media, it becomes critical for adults to step in, set limits and just clarify things, doctors urge. Read the article here.
Oct 1, 2019
Sadfishing: Social Media Trend Threatens Teenagers’ Mental Health, Report Warns
Pupils seeking support online are being affected by latest trend. Read the article here.
Oct 1, 2019
Social Media Influencing Young Boys’ Body Attitudes
The endless endorsement of particular body images and physical attributes on social media is influencing how young boys view themselves in the modern age, according to a new book. Read the article here.
Sep 16, 2019
Teens Are Anxious And Depressed After 3 Hours A Day On Social Media
A study published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry suggests that teenagers who spend more than three hours a day on social media are more likely to develop mental health problems including depression, anxiety, aggression, and antisocial behavior. Read the article here.
Sep 12, 2019
American Teens Define And Establish Themselves On Social Media, But There Is A Dark Side
The main reason teenagers are so tethered to their smartphones is social connection. Read the insights here.
Jul 31, 2019
‘Facebook is at the point of no return’: These 17-Year-Olds Are Very Clear About What They Love And Hate About Social Media
Generation Z has never known a world without the internet, smartphones and social media and their behavior is a constant source of fascination for companies who want to understand how to reach them with the next big thing. Read the article here.
Jul 30, 2019
Social Media A Big Driver Of Teen Vaping Craze
Social media is helping spur the e-cigarette epidemic among America’s teens, a new study suggests. Read the article here.
Jul 24, 2019
Increasing Social Media Use Tied To Rise In Teens’ Depressive Symptoms
Spending too much time scrolling through social media and watching more television has been linked with symptoms of depression in young people — and a new study reveals to what extent screen time and depression may be intertwined. Read the article here.
Jul 24, 2019
Gen Z, Millennials Unhappy With Social Media’s Impact On Their Lives
Having come of age in a world in which virtual “likes” determine personal worth, more than half of Gen Z and Millennials admit to daydreaming about life without social media. Read the article here.