This presentation highlights new research on teens, young adults and social media use while also identifying a new leading edge group that deserves the same attention: those who own four or more internet-connected devices.
Kristen Purcell will be speaking at the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) ALA pre-conference in Washington DC, as part of a panel entitled “Promoting Teen Reading with Web 2.0 Tools.”
This talk confirms, complicates or debunks common wisdom around teens and young adults and their use and attitudes towards technologies. Amanda looks at how teens and young adults use mobile phones and social networks, and charts their changing re...
In a brown bag lunch talk given to FTC, FCC and Department of Education staff, Amanda talks about teens and mobile phones - who has them, how they use them and how schools and parents approach and manage the devices in the home and in the classroom.
Lee Rainie discusses social, economic, and political trends especially among the younger generation that have given rise to a new and emerging class of networked citizens.
An updated look at the research and definitions around bullying and cyberbullying. Presented to the Youth Online Safety Working Group assembled by NCMEC, Amanda's talk unpacks both what current research can tell us about cyberbullying as well as w...
Face-to-face interaction among teens is holding relatively steady, despite a spike in text messaging.
Text messaging explodes as teens embrace it as the centerpiece of their communication strategies with friends.
Kristen Purcell will speak at the the Fred Rogers Center's Fred Forward Conference about recent research on teens' online activities.
At a conference at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010, Pew Research Center analysts and outside experts discussed research findings about the Millennial generation, the American teens and twenty-somethings now making the passage into adulthood. In this second of three sessions experts on media and technology examine how Millennials are seeking, sharing and creating information.