Research + News | Topic: Internet

Teens Imitate Risky Behavior Shared Online

High school students whose friends posted photos of drinking and smoking were about 20% more likely to become drinkers or smokers themselves. Read the report here.

Generations Y & Z Seek Anonymity Online

Young people have grown up documenting their every move on the Web, however heightened concerns regarding privacy are prompting them to reconsider. Read the full article here.

U.S. Teens Use Game Consoles More for Internet than Gaming

61% of teens use game consoles to go online. View the report here.

Social Media Update 2013

Pew Research Center releases new data on social media use. Download the full report here.

Seeking Privacy, Teens Turns to Anonymous-Messaging Apps

Students are turning to messaging apps that allow their identity to remain anonymous. Read the article here.

7 Media-Savvy Skills All Parents Need in 2014

Smart strategies for managing your kids’ media and technology this year, from Common Sense Media. Read the article here.

What Your Teen Is Really Doing All Day On Twitter and Instragram

A look at teens and social media and the research from danah boyd’s new book, It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens. Read the full article here.

UNFILTERED: Equipping Parents for an Ongoing Conversation about Internet Pornography

A video resource from Covenant Eyes. Watch the video and find other resources here.

The Private Side of Social Media

Millennials are looking for ways to share their thoughts online with fewer consequences. Read the full article here.

Teens Up Usage for Connected TVs, Mobile

Teen use of tablets, smartphones and connected TVs continues to rise. Read the article here.