Research + News | Topic: Texting
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.
Mar 22, 2017
Two Utah Boys Plotted To Killer Girl Over “Annoying” Snapchat Messages
The alleged shooter said he became annoyed with the victim texting and contacting him through the messaging app Snapchat. Read the article here.
Dec 13, 2016
13 Important Teen Texting Terms Decoded for Middle-Aged Parents
When your kid texts ‘143,’ should you be alarmed? Read the article here.
Dec 12, 2016
Parents Advised To Be On Watch For Teens’ Texting Codes
If you want to know what your kids are texting about, sometimes reading the message is not enough. Read the article here.
Oct 6, 2016
It’s Good To Talk? Actually, No, I’ll Send You A Message, Say Mobile Phone Users
Almost one in three respondents in a major survey claimed they had not made any standard voice calls on their handsets in the last week. Read the article here.