Research + News | Topic: Snapchat

Police Caution Parents About Location Feature On Snapchat That Could Put Your Kids In Danger

A new feature on Snapchat called “Snap Map” pinpoints a user’s locations whenever and wherever the app is being used. Read the article here.

Gen Z’s Head Game

The seemingly self-obsessed behavior of selfie taking hides some dark patterns regarding body image. Read the article here.

The Secret Online World of British Teens: How Streaks, Deep Likes And Ghosting Define Young Lives

Britain’s teenagers are growing up in a new online world, rife with anxiety-inducing social pressures, bullying, and security issues. What’s it like to grow up online?

Read the article from WIRED here.

Young Millennials Are All About Snapchat

But they like Facebook and Instagram too. Read the article here.

Teens, College Students Favor Snapchat While Gen Z Spends Up To 11 Hours Per Day On Social

It may come as no surprise that Snapchat and Instagram have a solid lead over Facebook when it comes to the frequency that high school and college students use the social media channels, with young Snapchat users checking in at a rate of up to six times per day or more. Read the article here.

Two Utah Boys Plotted To Killer Girl Over “Annoying” Snapchat Messages

The alleged shooter said he became annoyed with the victim texting and contacting him through the messaging app Snapchat. Read the article here.

What Teens Want Snapchat To Spend Its Wall Street Fortune On

Snapchat rocked Wall Street last week with a filing for its initial public offering that revealed tons of detail about the secretive company. But for most of the app’s users, it was just a regular day on Snapchat. Read the article here.

5 Ways Your Kids Are Hacking Your Parental Controls

No matter how hard you try, your child will find a way to hack around your parental guidance. Here’s a way you can try to stay one step ahead.

Read the article and view the video here.

Teens Are Obsessed With This One Snapchat Score That Can Make Or Break Friendships

Snapstreaks tell you how many consecutive days you’ve chatted with someone on Snapchat. For many teenagers, it’s a way of quantifying friendships. Read the article here.

Snapchat, The MTV of 2016

The claim that Snapchat is the MTV of 2016 is looking more and more accurate. Read the article here.