Research + News | Topic: Social Communication
Jan 19, 2015
The Great Fragmentation: We Are All Weirdos Now
Columnist Jon Evans wonders if there is such a thing as mainstream culture anymore, thanks to the fragmentation caused by technology. Read the article here.
Jan 15, 2015
Tech-Savvy Grandkids Keep Grandparents Young
Grandparents text, email and videoconference grandchildren. Read the full 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.
Dec 5, 2014
Teenage Lives Online
A British television show investigates the online lives of teenagers. Read more here.
Nov 13, 2014
Revealed: How Pressures of Online Life Undermine Teenage Girls’ Self-Esteem
Teenagers – especially girls – increasingly doubt themselves, partly due to the boom in the use of social media and online communication. Read the article here.
Nov 10, 2014
Young People Power Viral Charity Campaigns
The Ice Bucket Challenge demonstrated the power of young people to drive viral campaigns. Does it reflect altruism, narcissism, or both? Read the article here.
Nov 6, 2014
Teen Creates Awesome Science Project That Could Help Stop Cyberbullying
A 13-year-old has created a project that could actually stop cyberbullying. Read about it here.
Oct 24, 2014
Millennials’ Social Shares Don’t Stop with the Post
Social chatter is becoming more influential on purchasing and consumption decisions. Read the report here.
Oct 23, 2014
Survey: 40% of U.S. Web Users Harassed Online
The survey found half of respondents did not know the person harassing them. Read the full article here.
Aug 21, 2014
What You Wish You Knew About Teens and Digital Media
Fuller Youth Institute’s exclusive interview with danah boyd on their Via Media blog. Read the full interview here.