Research + News | Topic: Twitter
Nov 9, 2022
New Survey Underlines TikTok’s Popularity With Teen Users
According to the latest survey data from Piper Sandler, which incorporates responses from over 14,500 US teens, TikTok is their primary social app of choice, dwarfing Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, which all continue to decline in teen preference. Read the article here.
Sep 6, 2022
Online Communities Of Adolescents And Young Adults Celebrating, Glorifying, And Encouraging Self-Harm And Suicide Are Growing Rapidly On Twitter
A community promoting self-harm (specifically, “cutting”) is circulating graphic and bloody depictions of self-injury on Twitter. Read the report here.
Jul 16, 2021
Twitter’s Disappearing Tweets Feature Fleets Is Going Away For Good Soon
The social media platform said Wednesday that it is ending its Fleets feature, where users can share text, photos and videos that disappear in 24 hours, similar to rival Snapchat, due to the lack of new user engagement. Read the article here.
Apr 9, 2021
YouTube Dominates Social Media Reach, TikTok Now Rivals Snapchat, Twitter
In its debut in a highly regarded study of Americans’ social media platform usage, TikTok ranks just behind Snapchat and Twitter, and well ahead of far more established Reddit as a social media destination U.S. adults say they use. Read the article here.
Nov 20, 2020
Twitter Intros Fleets: Tweets That Disappear After 24 Hours
Following in the footsteps of Snapchat snaps and Instagram and Facebook “stories,” Twitter is rolling out fleets—tweets that disappear after 24 hours. Read the article here.
Oct 10, 2019
From David Dobrik To The Rock, These Are Teens’ Favorite People To Follow On YouTube, Instagram, And Twitter
Teens’ icons and role models aren’t just actors and athletes anymore — now, they’re looking up to their favorite people to follow on Instagram and YouTube. Read the article here.
Jul 8, 2019
These Are The Social Media Platforms Teens Are Ditching In 2019
Teenagers and young adults are moving away from Facebook in favor of platforms like YouTube and Snapchat, a new survey conducted by Business Insider found. Read the article here.
Mar 22, 2019
The State Of Social Media: A Comprehensive Guide On How Social Media Is Used Today
Social media is a constant river of change. Whether it’s the users, the platform, or the content being shared, it is evolving relentlessly. We’re steadily into 2019 and there are a lot of new trends hitting the surface and innovative ways users are utilizing social media. Read the article here.
Jan 11, 2019
Tweets Can Haunt Teens, Young Adults Years Later
Teens and young adults commonly post things online that will come back to haunt them. Read the article here.
Oct 20, 2017
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.