Kathryn Zickuhr discussed Pew Research's data on reading, writing, and research in the digital age at the edUi 2013 plenary talk.
Mary Madden presented at a meeting convened at the University of Michigan to discuss the current state/future direction of research looking at older adults and tech use.
58% of American teens have downloaded an app to a cell phone or tablet. More than half of teen apps users have avoided an app due to concerns about sharing their personal information.
The early-August suicide of a 14-year-old British girl and her father’s anguished Facebook posts about it has prompted the website Ask.fm to beef up its anti-bullying tools and practices. It has also reignited the debate over the extent of online bullying and its impact. Ask.fm is a Latvia-based site that allows users to pose and […]
Our national survey data did not indicate a decrease in the total number of Facebook-using teens, even though the focus group findings suggest that teens’ relationship with Facebook is complicated and may be evolving.
Teens often rely on themselves and the guidance they get from the websites they use to figure out how to manage their privacy online, but when they do seek advice, they go primarily to peers and parents.
In a survey of Advanced Placement and National Writing Project teachers, a majority say digital tools encourage students to be more invested in their writing by encouraging personal expression and providing a wider audience for their work.
Kristen Purcell discussed our teens & tech research at the ACT Enrollment Planners Conference
Teens, Social Media, and Privacy: Reputation management, third party access, & exposure to advertising
Amanda Lenhart briefed the State of Maryland’s Children’s Online Privacy Working Group at the Attorney General’s Office in Baltimore on the findings from the Teens, Social Media and Privacy report.
American teens have long been the country's most-wired age group. But contrary to the stereotype of hyper-connected teens, they say some things are better done in person.