Research + News | Topic: Internet

Help! My Teen’s Watching Online Porn

According to one study, 42% of Internet users ages 10 to 17 watched porn online in the past year. Read the article here.

Digital Technology is Ruining Childhood

Some 92% of children have a digital footprint by the age of 2, and now, most adults believe digital technology and the Internet are ruining childhood, according to Havas Worldwide’s “New Dynamics of Family” report. Read the article here.

The Internet is Fertile Ground for the Mosaic of Allegiances out of Which Teens Build Identity

Your teens years are a time to try on a bunch of different self-concepts. Read the article here.

Yahoo’s Top-Searched Celebrities of 2014

Yahoo take a look at the celebrities most searched for in 2014. Read the list and article here.

Social Networking Is Not Just Changing the Way Teenagers Interact, It’s Changing Their Brains

We’ve become so desensitized to the Internet we’ve failed to realize that it is a potentially dangerous foundation on which to base one’s sense of self. Read the article here.

Teens, Social Media, and Privacy – Research from Pew

Teens share a wide range of information about themselves on social media sites, but this doesn’t mean they embrace a fully public approach to social media. Read the research here.

The Truth About Teenagers, The Internet, And Privacy

Every few months, a new study hits the press about how different generations relate to privacy and so far, the results have been all over the map. Read the article here.

TV Show Reveals How Innocent Photos of Irish Teen Girls Get Posted on Porn Websites

Thousands of photos of Irish teenage girls were found to be uploaded to hardcore pornography sites without their knowledge. Read more here.

Most U.S. Parents Monitor Kids’ Online Activity Closely

55% of parents of 6- to 17-year-olds monitor their kids’ online activity ‘very closely.’ Read more research here.

Revealed: How Pressures of Online Life Undermine Teenage Girls’ Self-Esteem

Teenagers – especially girls – increasingly doubt themselves, partly due to the boom in the use of social media and online communication. Read the article here.