Research + News | Topic: Social Communication
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.
Jul 7, 2014
Millennials Most Digitally Connected Generation
Millennials spend 14.5 hours each week texting, talking and accessing social media on their smartphone, more than any other generation, according to a report from Experian Marketing Services. Read the article here.
Jul 3, 2014
‘Sextortion’ Is An Online ‘Epidemic’ Against Children
The number of complaints of online enticement of children is climbing. Read the full story here.
Jun 17, 2014
Not Selling Out: Teens Live in Commercial Online Spaces Because That’s Their Only Option
danah boyd argues that teens “live” online because they often have no other place to go. Read the full article here.
May 9, 2014
The Weird Wide World of Internet Celebrity
New York magazine features profiles of many different online celebrities that your kids may be following. View the article here.