Research + News | Topic: Internet

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.

Millennial Parents Turn To Net For Advice

Millennial parents are turning to the Web for advice about parenting, as well as managing family responsibilities. Read the article here.

College Students’ Internet Addiction Has Mixed Effects On Families

On one hand, the Internet helps keep college students connected to their families when they are apart, but when they are together, their family complains about their excessive use of the Internet. Read the article here.

Parents Want Some Control Of Their Child’s Mobile Phone Usage

While parents are granting children usage of mobile phones and other connected devices, they also want features on there that they can control. Read the article here.

Children Spending More Time Online Than Watching TV For The First Time

Research finds that on average five- to 15-year-olds are spending three hours a day on the internet. Read the article here.

How The New EU Data Privacy Laws Change The Kids and Teens Ad Market Forever

New European legislation not only calls for parental permission for kids to sign up on social sites, but also alters the restrictions of online advertising to children. Read the article here.

How to Teach Teens About Cybersecurity

Teachers and parents can help high school students learn about the growing field of cybersecurity. Read the article here.