Internet & TechNovember 28, 2018

Teens who are constantly online are just as likely to socialize with their friends offline

Close to half of U.S. teens say they are on the internet “almost constantly.” Yet highly plugged-in youth in America are just as likely as their less-connected peers to socialize regularly with their friends in person.

Internet & TechNovember 28, 2018

Teens' Social Media Habits and Experiences

Teens credit social media for helping to build stronger friendships and exposing them to a more diverse world, but they express concern that these sites lead to drama and social pressure.

Internet & TechOctober 26, 2018

Nearly one-in-five teens can’t always finish their homework because of the digital divide

Some 15% of U.S. households with school-age children do not have a high-speed internet connection at home. Some teens are more likely to face digital hurdles when trying to complete their homework.

Internet & TechSeptember 27, 2018

A Majority of Teens Have Experienced Some Form of Cyberbullying

About six-in-ten U.S. teens have been bullied or harassed online, and a similar share says it’s a major problem for people their age. Teens mostly think teachers, social media companies and politicians are failing at addressing the issue.

Internet & TechSeptember 17, 2018

5 facts about Americans and video games

Overall, 43% of U.S. adults say they often or sometimes play video games. Gaming is popular among teens – especially teenage boys.

Internet & TechAugust 22, 2018

How Teens and Parents Navigate Screen Time and Device Distractions

Roughly half of U.S. teens say they spend too much time on their cellphones, and two-thirds of parents express concern over their teen’s screen time. But parents face their own challenges of device-related distraction.

Internet & TechMay 31, 2018

Teens, Social Media & Technology 2018

YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat are the most popular online platforms among teenagers.

Fact TankJanuary 7, 2016

6 takeaways about how parents monitor their teen’s digital activities

Today’s parents must navigate how, when and to what extent they oversee their teens’ online and mobile activities.

Pew Research CenterJanuary 7, 2016

Parents, Teens and Digital Monitoring

Parents monitor their teen’s digital activities in a number of ways, such as checking browser histories or social media profiles, but using technical means like parental controls is less common.

Fact TankOctober 13, 2015

Digital romance: How teen boys and girls differ

Thanks to texting and social media, teens today have many more ways to reach out to a crush than in the analog days of using the family telephone and passing notes in the hallways.