Research + News | Topic: Texting
Jul 25, 2014
15 Sites and Apps Kids Are Heading to Beyond Facebook
Next-generation apps that let users text, video-chat, shop, and share their pics and videos are attracting teens like catnip, from Common Sense Media. Read the full list here.
Jul 15, 2014
Social Media’s Vampires: They Text by Night
Vamping teenagers are up all night texting. Read the full article here.
May 21, 2014
Texting Improves Link Between Sick Teens and Doctors
Adolescents with chronic diseases who were allowed to text their doctors were better equipped to manage their own healthcare and more likely to request help at the first sign of problems, a new study found. Read the full story here.
May 8, 2014
7 Dangerous Apps that Parents Need to Know About
A look into some of the scariest apps for your kids. Read the article here.
May 6, 2014
Teenagers ‘More Confident Talking to Each Other via Smartphones than Face-to-Face’
Half of teenagers are more confident expressing themselves over text or social media than a traditional face to face conversation. Read the article here.
May 5, 2014
SnapChat Rolls out Text, Video Messaging
Snapchat is expanding into the arena of texting and video messaging. Read the article here.
Apr 22, 2014
Teens Dropping Social Nets for Social Apps
Survey data suggests teen are leaving social networks like Facebook in favor of social apps. Read the article here.
Apr 22, 2014
#Unplug: The Complete, Printable Guide
Step-by-step instructions for ditching your devices and havigating the world without an Internet connection. Read the full story here.
Apr 3, 2014
Feds Launch New PSA to Warn Teens Not to Text and Drive
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched a new national campaign to warn motorists of the dangers of distracted driving. Read the article here.
Apr 2, 2014
6 Messaging Apps That Let Teens Share (Iffy) Secrets
Capturing and posting casual moments seems consequence-free. But, of course, it’s not. Read the full story here.