Research + News | Topic: Facebook

Facebook Deals With Massive Revenge Porn, Sextortion Allegations

Every month Facebook considers nearly 54,000 cases of suspected revenge porn or sexual extortion on its platform says a new story from the Guardian.com. Read the article here.

Young Millennials Are All About Snapchat

But they like Facebook and Instagram too. Read the article here.

Facebook Accused of Targeting ‘Insecure’ Children And Young People, Report Says

Data accessible to marketers revealed when students said they felt “worthless” or “insecure” and were therefore well-positioned to receive an advertiser’s message. Read the article here.

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.