Research + News | Topic: Internet

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.

The Statistical Awe of YouTube

YouTube has released data that shows just how large it’s footprint is. Read the article here.

Best Practices: Internet Safety for Every Family

Covenant Eyes shares some tips for parents to navigate the Internet with their children. Read the article here.

How Internet Culture Gets Borrowed for Ads

Taking a look at the way marketers use Internet memes to hype their products. Read the article here.

15 Sites and Apps Kids Are Heading to Beyond Facebook

Next-generation apps that let users text, video-chat, shop, and share their pics and videos are attracting teens like catnip, from Common Sense Media. Read the full list here.

Millennials Most Digitally Connected Generation

Millennials spend 14.5 hours each week texting, talking and accessing social media on their smartphone, more than any other generation, according to a report from Experian Marketing Services. Read the article here.

‘Sextortion’ Is An Online ‘Epidemic’ Against Children

The number of complaints of online enticement of children is climbing. Read the full story here.

Are Teenagers Being Analysed Online for Targeted Advertising?

Google openly collects user data from its online services but not via apps for education, but there is a concern that the online activity of teenagers is being analysed for targeted advertising. Read the article here.