Research + News | Topic: Facebook

Survey Finds US Teens Upped Daily Facebook Usage in 2016

Roughly two-thirds of teens say they use the platform daily. Read the research here.

Snapchat Beats Instagram And Facebook As The Top Social Platform For Teens

Study finds 80% use the app once a month. Read the article here.

I Let Facebook’s Algorithms Run My Life For Weeks

How I destroyed my feed, annoyed my relatives, and maybe even found true friendship in the process, by Charlie Warzel for BuzzFeed. Read the article here.

Facebook’s New Teens-Only App Lifestage Turns Bios into Video Profiles

“What if I figured out a way to take Facebook from 2004 and bring it to 2016? What if every field in your profile was a full video?” asks Facebook’s 19-year-old product prodigy Michael Sayman. The answer is Lifestage, a standalone iOS app for people 21 and under, which Facebook is launching… Read the full article here.

Inside the Secret Facebook Group Instagram Uses To Talk To Teens

Part of the buzz around Instagram stories and the ubiquity of Instagram in teen culture no doubt comes from the closeness with this target audience. 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.

U.S. Mothers Are Checking Facebook More Often

Mothers prefer to check the social media site via their mobile phone. Read the article here.

The Child Explains It All

Social media apps as explained by a 15-year-old girl. Read the article here.

Milwaukee Teens Live Stream Sex Acts On Facebook

Police in Milwaukee have launched an investigation after three teenagers live streamed themselves having sex, while their classmates watched on their phones at school. Read the article here.

About 1 In 5 Adolescent Victims Of Sexual Harassment On Social Media Report Abuse To Provider

Among adolescents who encountered sexual harassment on social networking sites (mostly on Facebook), 21.8% reported the incident to the provider, but in nearly half of those cases the provider took no action, according to the results of a study reported in Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking.

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