Research + News | Topic: Internet

When Your Child is Looking at Porn

Covenant Eyes offers a free step-by-step guide for Christian parents. Download the guide at their website here.

Heavy Internet Use Leads to School Burnout in Teens

Researchers at the University of Helsinki and Department of Psychology have found that excessive Internet use — essentially bordering on addiction — leads to school burnout in teens. Read the article here.

Why Teenagers Get Suckered In By Social Media Dares

Several popular and life-threatening social media challenges have prompted warnings from public health officials over the last few years. What draws teens in? Read the article here.

In Canada, Children and Teens Have an Affinity for Digital Tools

More than half of kids ages 11 and younger in Canada use the Internet. Read the report here.

Porn in the Digital Age: New Research Reveals 10 Trends

Pornography is not new, but the digital age has made it more ubiquitous and accessible than ever before. Barna reveals 10 trends. Read the report here.

How Do I Police My Teen’s Online Life?

How do we balance the fine line between online monitoring and our teens’ growing independence? Read the article here.

Millennial Parents Turn To Net For Advice

Millennial parents are turning to the Web for advice about parenting, as well as managing family responsibilities. Read the article here.

College Students’ Internet Addiction Has Mixed Effects On Families

On one hand, the Internet helps keep college students connected to their families when they are apart, but when they are together, their family complains about their excessive use of the Internet. Read the article here.

Parents Want Some Control Of Their Child’s Mobile Phone Usage

While parents are granting children usage of mobile phones and other connected devices, they also want features on there that they can control. Read the article here.

Children Spending More Time Online Than Watching TV For The First Time

Research finds that on average five- to 15-year-olds are spending three hours a day on the internet. Read the article here.