Research + News | Topic: Internet

Parents May Be Liable for What Their Kids Post on Facebook, Court Rules

A legal precedent has been set in Georgia that would allow parents to be held liable for what their kids post on Facebook. Read the story here.

Survey: 40% of U.S. Web Users Harassed Online

The survey found half of respondents did not know the person harassing them. Read the full article here.

Twitch.tv is the New Video Platform You Need to Know

For those interested in gaming, Twitch.tv is a common video platform to chat and congregate on. Read the story here.

Signs That a Teenager is Hooked on Online Porn: Tips for Parents and Teens

Parents can monitor their children’s online activity by using parental control software or checking their browsing history. Read more here.

Inside the Secret World of Teen Suicide Hashtags

Young people will always find ways to talk about depression, self-harm, and internal pain. Right now these conversations are happening with hashtags on the Internet. Read the full story here.

PewDiePie Is The Most Popular YouTube Star in the World. Why?

How has this YouTube celebrity been able to rack up over 30 million subscribers to his channel? Read the article here.

Online Gaming Moves onto College Campuses

Overwhelming majority of both male and female college students play digital games at least weekly. Read the report here.

Millennials Are Cashing In On Their Social Influence

Welcome to the new age of influence, where 20-something content creators can make big money online. Read the full article here.

What You Wish You Knew About Teens and Digital Media

Fuller Youth Institute’s exclusive interview with danah boyd on their Via Media blog. Read the full interview here.

Google Children’s Accounts for Gmail, YouTube May Be Coming

Google Inc. is considering allowing online accounts for children under the age of 13 and give their parents control over how the service is used, according to media reports. View the article here.