Research + News | Topic: YouTube
Sep 16, 2022
YouTube Causes More Loss Of Sleep In Teenagers Than Netflix
Results showed that half-an-hour spent on YouTube in bed led to a 13-minute delay in going to sleep. Read the article here.
Sep 15, 2022
Big Tech Is Co-Parenting Our Children. Yes, Be Afraid.
In “Who’s Raising the Kids?” Susan Linn’s searing indictment of corporate greed, tech companies targeting children are rivaled only by the lawmakers who let them get away with it. Read the book review here.
Sep 14, 2022
YouTube Found To Be Especially Bad For Teens’ Sleep
Many teens look at screens at bedtime, but some apps are more likely to keep them awake than others, leading to sleep problems. Read the article here.
Sep 2, 2022
Only One Social Media Platform Is Used By 95% Of Teens (And It’s Not TikTok)
While TikTok occupies the time of 67% of teens surveyed for a recent Pew Research Center study, it’s another video site that truly attracts the views. (Sorry, Facebook.) Read the article here.
Jul 25, 2022
Instagram, TikTok, YouTube Top News Sources for U.K. Teens
Instagram, TikTok and YouTube are now the preferred mode of news consumption for British teenagers, a report by U.K. media regulator Ofcom has found. Read the article here.
Jul 14, 2022
Kids And Teens Now Spend More Time Watching TikTok Than YouTube, New Data Shows
In June 2020, the younger demographic began averaging 82 minutes per day on TikTok versus an average of 75 minutes per day on YouTube, now the gap has widened even more. Read the article here.
Nov 11, 2021
Making YouTube Safer: Quick 2-Step Setup Of Supervised Accounts
Defend Young Minds provides some tips on making YouTube safer. Read the article here.
Nov 1, 2021
More U.S. Children Consume YouTube Videos Than Any Other Type Of Media
YouTube videos are the most popular medium among US children online, with 85% of those surveyed watching that content recently. Read the article here.
Sep 15, 2021
More US Children Encounter Ads On YouTube Than On Any Other Platform
In April 2021, 70% of those ages 2 to 12 said they had recently seen ads on YouTube, far more than the 36% who reported the same of TV. Read the report here.
Apr 16, 2021
Social Media Use In 2021
A majority of Americans say they use YouTube and Facebook, while use of Instagram, Snapchat and TikTok is especially common among adults under 30. Read the article here.