Research + News | Topic: Internet

Teens Use YouTube, Gmail More Than Social Networks

91% of US teen Internet users said they used YouTube. Read the research report here.

Internet Addiction Ups Risks Of Other Mental Health Problems

Youngsters spending excessive time on the internet are more likely to suffer from mental health problems including anxiety, inattention, depression, executive functioning issues, impulsiveness and ADHD.

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No You’re Not Paranoid For Covering Your Webcam, Says FBI Director Comey

Speaking at a conference this week, FBI Director James Comey offered up a little security tip: cover your webcam. Read the article here.

For Global Kids, Linear TV Is The #1 Source

With so many sources available to consume video, which are global kids using? Read the research here.

Parents Have No Clue About Teens’ Online Lives, Says Study

There is a gap between teenagers and parents over their understanding of family rules about being online, according to a new study by the National Cyber Security Alliance. Read the article here.

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.