1. cageymaru

    Teens Know That Social Media Companies Want to Manipulate Them

    Teens are addicted to social media, but a new study finds that they are cognizant that the companies are manipulating them. Social media companies like Snapchat have activities that require that you send at least one message to a group of friends or family members at least once a day to...
  2. DooKey

    A Majority of U.S. Teens are Taking Steps to Limit Smartphone and Social Media Use

    An interesting study from the Pew Research Center is showing that U.S. teens are starting to limit their use of smartphones and apps. It says 54% of teens are admitting to staying on the phones too much and almost the same percentage say they are trying to limit their use. In regards to social...
  3. R

    82% of American Teenagers Own an iPhone?

    Business Insider is reporting that 82% of American teens currently own an iphone, and 84% say that their next phone will be an iPhone. This information comes from a "PiperJaffray's Teens Survey," which according to the article questions thousands of kids across 40 states with an average age of...
  4. R

    Early Facebook and Google Employees Form Coalition to Fight Social Media

    In a report from the New York Times, a group of former Facebook and Google employees aren't happy with the ill effects of social networks and smartphones, and are creating a union to fight what they helped build. The coalition is called the "Center for Humane Technology" and plans on an...