Research + News | Topic: Parenting
May 4, 2016
Half of Teens Think They’re Addicted to Their Smartphones
Fifty percent of teens feel they are addicted to their mobile devices, according to the poll, which was conducted for Common Sense Media, a nonprofit focused on helping children, parents, teachers and policymakers negotiate media and technology. Read the article here.
Mar 25, 2016
Kids Worry About Parents Oversharing On Social Media, Study Finds
When the photo of your son or the anecdote about your daughter seems too cute not to share on social media, how do your children really feel about showing up in your Facebook or Instagram account? Read the article here.
Mar 14, 2016
3 Conversations About Privacy and Security To Have With a Teenager Today
You can teach teens to be smart with technology. All you need to do is start by talking to them about the risks. To make it easier, try pulling stories from the news. It’s a great way to have the point hit home. Read the full article here.
Mar 14, 2016
Kids Don’t Want Parents to Post Photos of Them (Without Permission)
Researchers polled 249 parent-child pairs about their families’ use of technology, including rules and expectations, and found that one of the most common requests from children ages 10-17 was that parents stop posting photos without their permission.
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Feb 26, 2016
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.
Feb 15, 2016
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.
Feb 11, 2016
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.
Jan 25, 2016
9 Social Media Red Flags Parents Should Know About
Find out which social media features are cause for concern — no matter which app your kid is using. Read the rest of the article here.
Jan 12, 2016
These 10 Popular Apps Could Put Teenagers In Serious Danger
There’s plenty of apps on the market teens are using to stay one step ahead of their parents. Read the article here.
Jan 8, 2016
Parents, Teens and Digital Monitoring
Parents monitor their teen’s digital behavior in a number of ways, but using technical means like parental controls is less common. Read and access the full PewResearchCenter report here.