Research + News | Topic: Unplugging
Aug 18, 2017
Can You Please Talk, Not Text? Parenting The Instagram Generation
Can kids be encouraged to let go of the virtual world – occasionally – and engage in the real one? Read the article here.
May 22, 2017
Most Teens Take Breaks From Social Media
A new survey found that more than half (58%) of U.S. teens have taken a break from social media, with two-thirds of these or roughly 38% of the total doing so voluntarily. Read the article here.
May 4, 2017
3 Places Families Should Make Phone-Free
Take back family time and set an example for your kids by creating tech-free zones in the most important areas of your life. Read the article here.
Dec 9, 2016
What Happened When 9 Teens Gave Up Their Cellphones For A Week
Within days, there were significant changes. The students were doing their chores and finishing their homework. Read the article and view the video here.
Sep 20, 2016
I Used To Be A Human Being: How Technology Almost Killed Me
“An endless bombardment of news and gossip and images has rendered us manic information addicts. It broke me. It might break you, too.”
Sep 15, 2016
Teens Who Say No To Social Media
Some teenagers are opting out of the relentless pursuit of ‘likes’ on Facebook and Instagram—and they don’t feel like they’re missing out. Read the article here.
Sep 9, 2016
I Traded My iPhone For A Flip Phone And I’ve Never Been Happier
A teenage tells the tale of using a flip phone after breaking their iPhone. Read the story here.
Aug 4, 2016
The Anti-Cellphone Tech Used by Dave Chappelle, Louis C.K., and Guns N’ Roses
A company called Graham Dugoni has created a small case that locks phones away, preventing audience members from taking pictures and videos at concerts and performances. Read the article here.
Jul 1, 2016
Majority of Vacationers Unable to Unplug
Despite good intentions, 55% of travelers who intend to unplug from their digital devices on vacation are unable to do so. Read the article here.
Jun 23, 2016
One dad writes about what it was like to spend his Father’s Day unplugged. Read the article here.