Research + News | Topic: Tablets

Google Accounts For Kids: 5 Things To Know About Family Link

Google just lifted the ban on accounts for kids 12 and younger. And with it, a new tool called Family Link is available, which lets parents monitor and control the way their kids use their Android phones and tablets.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.