Research + News | Topic: Internet

6 Facts About Americans and Their Smartphones

A new Pew Research Center report analyzes smartphone ownership and the attitudes and behaviors of smartphone owners. Read 6 key findings from the report here.

Child’s Play: Connected Aussie Kids Spend up to Equivalent of 3 School Days Online Every Week

Connected youths in Australia aged 2-15 years are spending an average of 11.5 hour with the Internet each week… older teens spend 18.7 hours in an average week online. Read the research here.

Chinese Teenager Chops Off His Own Hand in a Bid to Cure His Addiction to the Internet

One Chinese boy, 19, took extreme measures to address his Internet addiction. Read the full story here.

Kids Mimic Their Parents; That’s Why Nickelodeon is Jumping Online

Nickelodeon is launching its own video subscription service. Read more details here.

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.