Research + News | Topic: Cell Phones
Mar 22, 2017
How Teens And Smartphones Are Killing Teen-Fashion Retailers
In 2015, Forrester Research reported that, despite low incomes due to their youth, Generation Z consumers spent 8.75 percent of their total income online.
Read the article here.
Mar 20, 2017
Parents: Get Off Your Phone
Suggestions from Tim Elmore and his Growing Leaders blog. Read the blog post here.
Feb 13, 2017
AAA Study Identifies Top 3 Deadly Teenage Driving Mistakes
A new study outlines dangerous driving mistakes teenagers make and how to prevent them. Read the article here.
Feb 6, 2017
5 Ways Your Kids Are Hacking Your Parental Controls
No matter how hard you try, your child will find a way to hack around your parental guidance. Here’s a way you can try to stay one step ahead.
Read the article and view the video here.
Dec 13, 2016
13 Important Teen Texting Terms Decoded for Middle-Aged Parents
When your kid texts ‘143,’ should you be alarmed? Read the article here.
Dec 9, 2016
What Happened When 9 Teens Gave Up Their Cellphones For A Week
Within days, there were significant changes. The students were doing their chores and finishing their homework. Read the article and view the video here.
Oct 6, 2016
Millennials Would Rather Delete Their Main Calling App Than Snapchat
Millennials hate calling on the phone so much that they’d rather delete their main phone app altogether than lose Snapchat. Read the article here.
Oct 6, 2016
It’s Good To Talk? Actually, No, I’ll Send You A Message, Say Mobile Phone Users
Almost one in three respondents in a major survey claimed they had not made any standard voice calls on their handsets in the last week. Read the article here.
Aug 31, 2016
Bots, Gifs, and Emojis: How Teens Communicate in the Digital Era
The promise of technology has always been to make everyday tasks easier and faster. Once upon a time, this meant microwaves and remote controls, but now digital tools can cut just about every corner, including those involving communication. Read the full article here.
Aug 4, 2016
The Anti-Cellphone Tech Used by Dave Chappelle, Louis C.K., and Guns N’ Roses
A company called Graham Dugoni has created a small case that locks phones away, preventing audience members from taking pictures and videos at concerts and performances. Read the article here.