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.
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.
Social media networks have become vital channels for Americans' daily interactions. Our new report explores how parents turn to these networks for parenting-related information and social support.
Parents of minor children have a special relationship with libraries. Most believe libraries are very important for their children and provide extra resources that are not available at home.
Parents are more wired than non-parents and they are more enthusiastic about technology than non-parents and more likely to use the Web for health information, for their work or training, and for getting religious information.