Research + News | Topic: Parenting
Feb 23, 2015
YouTube Unveils New App for Kids
YouTube is quite popular among families, but the service isn’t the safest for kids. So YouTube is launching a service for kids to remedy the problem. Read the article here.
Feb 19, 2015
8 Ways to Help Cure Your Teen’s Screen Addiction
Parents welcome technology devices in the home as helpful tools, but without parameters, technology is like the obnoxious houseguest who overstays his welcome. Read the tips here.
Feb 10, 2015
Welcome to Your Preteens! Here’s a Mobile Phone
Three in 10 parents plan to give their children phones when they’re 12 or 13 years old. Read the research here.
Feb 2, 2015
Tablets and Smartphones May Affect Social and Emotional Development, Scientists Speculate
Journal commentary warns that using a tablet or smartphone to divert a child’s attention could be detrimental to “internal mechanisms of self-regulation.” Read the article here.
Dec 18, 2014
To My Porn-Watching Dad, From Your Daughter
This daughter’s letter to her porn-watching dad is heartbreaking, but every dad should ready it. Read the letter here.
Dec 8, 2014
Most U.S. Parents Monitor Kids’ Online Activity Closely
55% of parents of 6- to 17-year-olds monitor their kids’ online activity ‘very closely.’ Read more research here.
Dec 5, 2014
Kids Under 18 Want Next Gen Tech Connection and Convenience
Families with kids under 18 years old show strong intent to purchase a variety of new tech devices. Read the research brief here.
Nov 13, 2014
Parents Feel Social Media Risks Outweigh Benefits
According to a survey in the UK, 43% of parents said they thought the negative impacts of social media outweighed the positive impacts, compared to 26% who believe the positive impacts were greater. Read the full article here.
Nov 11, 2014
‘Desensitized’ Parents Let Kids Watch More Violence, Sex
When parents become desensitized to violence and sex in movies, they may also become more lax about their children’s exposure to both onscreen. Read more of the research here.
Nov 7, 2014
5 iPhone Apps Your Teen Doesn’t Want You to Download
TIME looks at 5 apps teens are using that parents can use to help monitor their social media lives. Read the article here.