Research + News | Topic: Tablets
Jun 15, 2016
The Secret Lives of Screen-Addicted Teens
Sociologists, advertisers, stock market analysts — everyone wants to know what happens when the generation born glued to screens has to look up and interact with the world. Read the full article here.
May 27, 2016
For Global Kids, Screens Are as Much a Part of Childhood as Playgrounds
Kids are spending more time with screens than playing outdoors—and while they have countless entertainment options on their devices, parents wield a quiet influence. Read the article here.
Dec 21, 2015
Young People Watching Less TV
According to a new report from Marketing Charts, youth as a whole are watching less traditional TV. Read the full article here.
Nov 5, 2015
Many Children Under 5 Are Left to Their Mobile Devices, Survey Finds
A small survey of parents in Philadelphia found that three-quarters of their children had been given tablets, smartphones or iPods of their own by age 4 and had used the devices without supervision. Read the full article here.
Sep 16, 2015
Kids and Devices: TV Is Easiest, Tablets Are Most Portable
Nickelodeon takes a look at what attributes kids associate with the different devices they use to watch content. View the research here.
May 12, 2015
UK Teenagers Are Spending Longer Than Ever Online
Internet use in the UK has doubled in the past decade, thanks mostly to teenagers and young adults who access the Internet on tablets and smartphones. Read the article here.
Apr 9, 2015
Teens, Social Media & Technology Overview 2015
A majority of teens report access to a computer, game console, smartphone and a tablet. Read the full research report (and download the full .pdf version) from Pew Research Center here.
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
Are iPads and Tablets Bad for Young Children?
As many parents are finding, children are highly proficient at using tablets, but are these devices harmful to their development? 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.