Research + News | Topic: Internet

Young Internet Users Say They Are Addicted to Their Devices

According to July 2016 research, more than half of internet users are addicted to them—and it’s most common among younger users. Read the article here.

Pokemon Go Is Officially More Popular Than Internet Porn

According to Google Trends, search results for Pokémon GO have surpassed that of porn searches. Read the full article here.

How Internet Pornography Took over One Teenager’s Life

Therapist Hugh Martin believes the Internet has made pornography much more problematic than it was in the past.

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Beyond Slender Man: When Teens Use The Internet for Evil

From murder to rape to counterfeit credit cards, young people are perpetrating crimes previously unthinkable – but leaving a trail for authorities. Read the article here.

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.