Research + News | Topic: YouTube
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.
Oct 8, 2019
Teens In The US Are Spending More Time On YouTube Than On Netflix For The First Time
YouTube edged out Netflix as the preferred video streaming platform for teens, according to a new survey from investment banking firm Piper Jaffray. 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.
Apr 26, 2019
Move Over Tide Pods: There’s A New ‘Shell On’ Teen Challenge In Town
Teenagers are eating banana peels, candy wrappers and more in a new viral competition dubbed the “shell on challenge.” Read the article here.
Apr 25, 2019
BTS’ ‘Boy With Luv’ Shatters Viewing Records On YouTube
The male K-Pop group’s latest song notched 100 million views in less than 48 hours. It is the quickest to ever hit the milestone on YouTube. Learn more here.
Apr 25, 2019
13 Online Challenges Your Kid Already Knows About
From the Momo Challenge to the Mannequin Challenge, internet stunts can be funny — or completely frightening — for kids. Read this post from Common Sense Media 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.
Mar 21, 2019
What’s Up With The Bizarre, Explicit Videos Infiltrating “Kid-Friendly” YouTube Channels?
While YouTube’s popularity doesn’t seem to be going anywhere any time soon, a recent phenomenon is making many people question the safety of this giant video platform, especially for kids. Read the article here.
Feb 20, 2019
YouTube Under Fire For Recommending Videos Of Kids With Inappropriate Comments
From the article: “More than a year on from a child safety content moderation scandal on YouTube and it takes just a few clicks for the platform’s recommendation algorithms to redirect a search for “bikini haul” videos of adult women towards clips of scantily clad minors engaged in body contorting gymnastics or taking an ice bath or ice lolly sucking “challenge.”
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Jan 30, 2019
YouTube, Instagram Among Most Popular Social Video Platforms For Gen Z, Millennials
Where do millennials and Gen Z get their social video content? Increasingly, it is on YouTube or Instagram. Read the article here.