Research + News | Topic: Tumblr

Kids Bored with Facebook? What to Know About Their New Favorite Sites

Gone are the days of Facebook as a one-stop shop for all social-networking needs. While it may seem more complicated to post photos on Instagram, share casual moments on Snapchat, text on WhatsApp, and check your Twitter feed throughout the day, tweens and teens love the variety. Read the full article here.

The Child Explains It All

Social media apps as explained by a 15-year-old girl. Read the article here.

The Secret Lives of Tumblr Teens

That feeling when you hit a million followers, make more money than your mom, push a diet pill scheme, lose your blog, and turn 16.

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We Heart It, The Image-Sharing Site Used By 40 Million Teens, Launches Its Second App, Easel

The new app is designed to complement We Heart It’s main app, as it serves as a way to quickly create images using quotes that can be shared on We Heart It’s service or elsewhere on social media, including Instagram, Tumblr, Twitter and Facebook. Read the full article here.

Young Suicidal Teens Are Going to Tumblr for Counseling

For suicidal teenage girls with more access to technology than mental health resources, it feels natural to head to Tumblr for counseling and help. Read the article here.

American Teen’s Favorite Social Networks

Facebook remains the most popular social network among American teens, according to the most recent report from the Pew Research Center. Read the article here.

Super-Social Teens Means Divided Attention in the UK

In the digital socialite stakes, UK teens rank highly. Read the report here.

Why Teens are Leaving Facebook: It’s ‘Meaningless’

Some teens aren’t just bailing – they’re refusing to buy into Facebook in the first place. Read the article from the Washington Post here.

Inside Tumblr’s Teen Suicide Epidemic

In the past two months, at least three transgender teenagers have committed or attempted suicide after scheduling suicide notes on the blog platform Tumblr. Read the article here.

A Teenager’s View on Social Media

Written by an actual teen, see what this teen’s experience is like using social media. Read his article here.