Research + News | Topic: Texting
Feb 25, 2020
Internet Acronyms Teens And Predators Know, But Parents Should
Many kids use a variety of acronyms shortcuts when texting — sometimes to keep parents in the dark. Read the article here.
Oct 4, 2019
Teens’ Touchscreen Typing Speeds Put Their Parents Attempts To Shame
According to a new large scale study of more than 37,000 users, there is now a mobile device “typing gap” between today’s 10- to 19-year-olds and their parents’ generation. Read the article here.
Feb 12, 2019
200 Secret Internet Terms Teenagers Use – And Parents Need To Know
Police have revealed more than 200 terms teenagers have been using online to communicate – many of which will be unknown to parents. Read the article here.
Dec 14, 2018
How Can Texting Affect Your Teenagers Grammar
TV might have killed the radio star, but is texting killing the art of communication? Read the article here.
Sep 12, 2018
Teens Are Over Face-To-Face Communication, Study Says
Most teens now say their favorite mode of communication is texting (35%), according to a new survey released Monday from Common Sense. Read the article here.
Aug 21, 2018
Yes, Teens Are Texting And Using Social Media Instead Of Reading Books
High-schoolers today are texting, scrolling and using social media instead of reading books and magazines. Read the article here.
Nov 9, 2017
10 Ways To Help Teens Be Savvier About Texting
Aug 8, 2017
Woman Sentenced To 15 Months In Texting Suicide Case
Michelle Carter gets 15 months in prison. Read the article here.
Jun 12, 2017
Teens And Texts: Suicide Case Exposes Risks Of Meessaging
Teens face particular vulnerabilities when communicating via text message, experts say. Read the article here.
May 29, 2017
Sneaky Teen Texting Codes: What They Mean, When To Worry
Columnist Jennifer Jolly has tips on what they mean, when to be alarmed and when not to worry about texting codes. Read the article here.