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Social Media Is Fueling A Scary Trend For Teen Anxiety

Experts in teenage mental health say social media is a significant factor in a rising tide of anxiety among teenagers and adolescents. Read the article here.

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.

Teens Are Getting Almost All Of Their News From Snapchat and Twitter These Days

Teens aren’t watching the news, instead they regularly check different apps to stay up to date on current events. Read the article here.

Generation Z Digital Connections

According to a new Refuel Agency survey, teens (GenZ 13-15) are more connected and tech-fluent than the generations before them, with Instagram and Kik the messaging applications that young teens are most apt to often use. Read the research brief here.

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.

Teens Prefer Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat (In That Order), Says New Survey

A survey by Piper Jaffray of American teens found that Instagram was the most popular social site for 33 percent of teens. In second place was Twitter with 20 percent, and following that was Snapchat with 19 percent.

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Do Teens Still Use Facebook?

As part of their #Being 13 special report, CNN takes a look at the changing world of new social media platforms.

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Kanye For President? Crunching the VMA Social Media Numbers

Media Post takes a look at the social media numbers, in terms of Tweets, generated by MTVs Video Music Awards. Read the article here.

Study: Frequent Social Media Use May Take Toll on Teens’ Mental Health

For many teens, going even an hour without checking Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter is a struggle, and this is taking a toll on their health. Read the article here.

The Real Reason I’m Leaving Facebook and Twitter