Research + News | Topic: YouTube

Teens Can’t Get Enough of Mobile Video

They watch a lot of Netflix and YouTube daily.

Read the article here.

‘Eraser Challenge’ Latest Harmful Social Media Trend for Kids

Burns, abrasions the result as youngsters ‘erase’ their skin away. Read the article here.

Popular Comedy YouTubers Kids Go Crazy Over

From silly skits to wacky challenges to entertaining rants, YouTube offers kids quick hits of comedy that they can’t find anywhere else.

Read the article from Common Sense Media here.

YouTube Has A Fake Peppa Pig Problem

From the article:

It works pretty much exactly like you think: You search “Peppa Pig,” and whatever videos are titled or tagged with “Peppa Pig” come up. But parents still need to watch over their kids, especially once the app begins to “suggest” other videos in the panel beneath whatever is being watched currently. Because what is suggested is often very bad.

Read the full article here.

The Kid YouTube Stars Your Kids Love

They’re the under-20 gamers, singers, toy unboxers, and vloggers of YouTube — and your kids are watching them. Read this article from Common Sense Media here.

What Do Teen Influencers Watch on YouTube?

Teen influencers are more likely to watch product reviews than any other type of video on YouTube, with 77% saying they go to YouTube to view such content.

Read the article here.

Most Popular Beauty Vloggers on YouTube

With more than 400 channels devoted to beauty and fashion, YouTube is essential viewing for any tween or teen eager to learn the secrets of makeup, hair, and personal style. Read the article from Common Sense Media here.

Top 10 Trending YouTube Videos of 2016

Including Adele, Grace VanderWaal, and water bottle flipping. View the list (and videos) here.

Group Warns YouTubers Over Fan Relationships

“Blurred boundaries” between prominent YouTube stars and their viewers can put young people at risk, a leading children’s charity has warned. Read the article here.

Teens Use YouTube, Gmail More Than Social Networks

91% of US teen Internet users said they used YouTube. Read the research report here.