Research + News | Topic: Texting
Sep 18, 2014
Trying to Hit the Brake on Texting While Driving
Scott Tibbitts has developed a small black box, used to block incoming and outgoing texts while driving. Read the article here.
Sep 12, 2014
Why Chatbots are the Next Frontier in Teen Marketing
Will brands soon engage with teens using chatbots? Actually, many already are. Read more here.
Aug 8, 2014
Who Are Those Distracted Teen Drivers Calling and Texting? Often, Mom or Dad
Up to half of teens talking on cellphones while driving are speaking with their mother or father, according to new research. Read the article here.
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.