Research + News | Topic: Smartphones
Feb 11, 2015
Millennials Spend More Time with Mobile, Impacts TV Time
New research suggests that millennials are spending more time interacting with mobile technology and it is decreasing the amount of time they spend with traditional television. Read the article 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 3, 2015
Teen Smartphone Depression Risk Exposed as Scientists Highlight Dangers of Late Night Social Media Binges
Late night smartphone social media binges could leave grumpy teenagers vulnerable to crippling depression, experts have claimed. Read the article 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 9, 2014
Those Phone-Obsessed Teenagers Aren’t As Lonely As You Think
Loneliness may be part of the human condition, but social media don’t seem to be harming teenagers’ social lives. Read more here.
Sep 17, 2014
Teen Tracking Apps: Good Parenting or Risky?
In 2014, and with smartphone technology it’s possible to track your children all the time… should we? Read the article here.
Sep 15, 2014
Mobile Millennials: Over 85% of Generation Y Owns Smartphones
Nielsen shares some data about U.S. smartphone market share by age. View the data here.
Sep 5, 2014
Driver in Fatal 85-MPH Crash was on Facebook
A young North Dakota woman charged with killing an 89-year-old great-grandmother was on Facebook on her phone when crash occurred. Read the story here.
Sep 4, 2014
Our Bodies, Our Selfies: On Body Image Online
Christianity Today takes a look at the approval-seeking scrutiny of social media’s selfie-mania. Read the article here.
Aug 29, 2014
Plugged-In Over Preppy: Teenagers Favor Tech Over Clothes
For some teenagers, wearing last season’s jeans will always be unthinkable, but a growing number consider texting on a dated smartphone even worse. Read the full story here.