Research + News | Topic: Relationships
Nov 9, 2015
“Sexting Is The New Flirting” As Teens Turn to Secretive Apps
CBS This Morning takes a look at what kids are using to hide inappropriate images. Read the full article here.
Oct 7, 2015
Social Media Fuels Teen Flirtations – And Insecurity
A new Pew Research Center study, based on a national survey of more than 1,000 teens aged 13 to 17, found that 55 percent have physically flirted with someone or chatted them up to let them know they’re interested. Read the full article here.
Oct 6, 2015
Phubbing Is Killing Relationships
Cellphones are not good for romantic relationships, which may lead to higher levels of depression, a new study finds. The researchers coined a term “phubbing,” or phone snubbing to describe the phenomenon. Read the article here.
Oct 5, 2015
6 Facts About Teen Romance in the Digital Age
Developing relationships, especially the romantic kind, are a fundamental part of growing up. Social media and mobile technology now permeate the lives of many teens, including their romantic relationships. A new Pew Research Center survey of 13- t0 17-year-olds examines how teens flirt, date and even break up in the digital age.
Read the full article and access the full results of the survey here.
Sep 3, 2015
Tinder and the Dawn of the “Dating Apocalypse”
As romance gets swiped from the screen, some twentysomethings aren’t liking what they see. Read the article here.
Aug 20, 2015
Teens, Technology and Friendships
The latest research from Pew shows that video games, social media and mobile phones play an integral role in how teens meet and interact with friends. View the research here.
Aug 18, 2015
Social Networks Replace Mall as the New Teen Hangout, Poll Finds
Cyber friendships are increasingly becoming part of “reality” for today’s teenagers. Read the article here.
Jul 23, 2015
Do Your Students Struggle With Hikikomori?
Hikikomori is a phenomenon first read about in Japan, but it has spread to other cultures such as Spain, France, Italy, and Latin America. It’s a trend describing socially withdrawn youth. Read the article here.
Feb 19, 2015
6 Adult Dating Apps Teens Are Using Too
Common Sense Media takes a look at the made-for-grown-ups apps that are easily accessible and increasingly trendy with teens. Read the article here.
Dec 19, 2014
‘More Connected, Yet More Alone’
As our society (and our lives) become more saturated with technological devices, is our “connected” culture creating a society of lonely people? Read the article here.