Tag Archive for social media

The Most Downloaded Apple apps Of 2017

on December 7, 2017 by

…at No. 1 on Apple’s annual list of the most downloaded free iTunes apps of the year, followed by…

Smartphone Addiction Creates Imbalance...

on December 1, 2017 by

The addicted teenagers had significantly higher scores in depression, anxiety, insomnia severity and impulsivity

Judge Issued Ruling On Students Racist...

on December 1, 2017 by

…however vile the posts were, they were protected as free speech and so was “liking” and commenting on them.

 

 

Tough Time For Social Media…Values

on November 21, 2017 by

Bad Breaks, Bad Publicity, and Bad Management Stack Up

Rise In Teen Suicide, Social Media...

on November 20, 2017 by

An increase in teen suicide rates occurred at the same time social media use surged and a new analysis suggests there may…

I Put My Teens On A Digital Detox

on November 20, 2017 by

The results shocked me

Communicating Like A Social Media Pro

on November 17, 2017 by

How many hours do you put into managing your social media accounts?

When iPhones Become Babysitters

on November 16, 2017 by

What Do They Need Most?

Parent Guides: Your New Best Friend

on November 16, 2017 by

Talking about issues…with teens can be scary and complicated. But it doesn’t have to be

The Adolescent Anxiety Epidemic

on November 15, 2017 by

What You Can Do

‘Social media suicide’ in...

on November 15, 2017 by

Japan has the highest suicide rate of any Group of Seven (G7) industrialised nation, with more than 20,000 people taking their own…

The worrisome effects of teenage...

on November 10, 2017 by

Psychologists are worried about the effects of the smartphone on our kids

Ditching Smartphones

on November 8, 2017 by

‘Dumbphones’ With Basic Functions Appealing To Some

Teens And Technology

on November 8, 2017 by

Podcast interview with  Jonathan McKee

Book: Reclaiming Conversation

on November 4, 2017 by

The power of talk in a digital age

When “Connected” Means ...

on November 3, 2017 by

“The new 2018 Ford F-150 with SYNC Connect and available Wi-Fi means you and the family can stay connected.”

New Healthy Media Habits For Young Kids

on November 1, 2017 by

Now that screen time recommendations are more flexible, it’s time for new rules

Making Our Lives Seem Glamorous On...

on October 30, 2017 by

Rich kids are renting grounded jets for social media photoshoots

When Teens Wish They Could “Unpost”

on October 27, 2017 by

(Interview with Jonathan McKee)

The First Social Media Challenge Your...

on October 23, 2017 by

by Jon Acuff

The Social Life Of The App Addicted Teen...

on October 19, 2017 by

Infographic on teens being addicted to social media. Practical and insightful. The Social Life of the App Addicted…

Sometimes The Victim Is Also The...

on October 18, 2017 by

Students  anonymously posted something mean about themselves online

 

Life Norms And The Effects On Faith For...

on October 9, 2017 by

They want to make the most of their opportunities and see a purpose for existing beyond themselves.

Apps Stirring Up Trouble In Schools

on September 29, 2017 by

From teen hookups to live streaming, this year’s hottest social media can lead kids to risky behavior

Should Your Kid Have Snapchat?

on September 28, 2017 by

Should Your Kid Have Snapchat? 5 Tips for Parents Raising Teens in the Digital Age

Is Snapchat And Snapmaps Safe?

on September 28, 2017 by

It’s the number one app kids use, and it’s the number one app parents ask me about

Book: iGen

on September 23, 2017 by

Why Today’s Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up..Less Happy–and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood–and What That Means for the Rest of Us

Bitmoji Obsession Gives Snapchat An Edge

on September 19, 2017 by

People’s Bitmoji obsession gives Snapchat a quiet edge in augmented reality

Stalking Your Daughter

on September 17, 2017 by

Yesterday I told my friend Brian, “I hope you don’t mind, I stalked your daughter last week on her Instagram

Young Cyberbullying Victims Are Double...

on September 13, 2017 by

Children and young people under-25 who become victims of cyberbullying are more than twice as likely to enact self-harm and attempt suicide…

Discussion: Mom Shames Daughter For Racy...

on September 6, 2017 by

Discussion Starters for Student Small Groups

Dating app Tinder finds gold at Apple&...

on September 3, 2017 by

Tinder for the first time became the top-grossing app in Apple’s online shop, topping the likes of Netflix, Pandora and hit mobile…

Social Media Culture Can Lead To...

on September 2, 2017 by

Risky social media posts…might be a deliberate strategy to fit in with the wider social media culture that makes people believe ‘it’s…

Principal Offers $100 To Students To...

on August 30, 2017 by

Tech Talk Tuesday #82

The Ever-Increasing Impact Of Social...

on August 30, 2017 by

Is It Changing Kids From the Inside Out?

Snapchat Video Shows Girls Drinking...

on August 29, 2017 by

Police Chief: I would speak to our teens and young adults out there: You’re not invincible

Kids Under 10 Make Up 10% Of Porn Site...

on August 28, 2017 by

Most experts claim that 11 is the average age for exposure to pornography, but that number is obsolete

Hot New Anonymous Messaging App

on August 24, 2017 by

Popular with U.S. teenagers and in a growing number of other countries, Sarahah

Facebook Usage Among Teens Set To Drop...

on August 23, 2017 by

Facebook-nevers, many children aging into the tween demographic that appear to be overlooking Facebook

Snapchat vs Instagram

on August 22, 2017 by

46% Of Influencers Say They Would Give Up Snapchat If They Were To Abandon One Platform

Flashback: Instagram Stories Hits 200...

on August 22, 2017 by

Over 200 million people now use Instagram Stories every day to keep up with friends and accounts they love

Memes Are Not Your Friend

on August 21, 2017 by

Relational intimacy in a digital world has been re-imagined

Teens Are Most Bullied On Instagram And...

on August 12, 2017 by

Instagram is the network of choice for cyberbullies in 2017, with Facebook close behind

Discipleship In A Digital World

on August 8, 2017 by

Social media has created a world where students are living alternative lives

Team, Disqualified For flipping The Bird...

on August 8, 2017 by

The social media post resulting in the disqualification for the softball 2017 world championship

Book: The Teen’s Guide To Social...

on August 4, 2017 by

21 Tips to Wise Posting in an Insecure World

Teenage Clicks

on August 3, 2017 by

Facebook subsidiary Instagram has courted Snapchat fans with its own “Stories” feature

Is Social Media Causing Depression In...

on August 3, 2017 by

The Darkside of social media

Book: Help Your Family Become Tech-Wise

on August 2, 2017 by

gives a vision for a life of beauty, relationships, and creativity not enslaved to technology

Book: The Next Story..Faith, Family And...

on August 2, 2017 by

“instant message” culture, many of us feel disconnected, and we question if all this technology is really good for our souls.

Book: 12 Ways Your Phone Is Changing You

on August 2, 2017 by

Do You Control Your Phone — Or Does Your Phone Control You?

Teen Summer Bucket List Goes Viral

on August 1, 2017 by

Go to a party,Have sex, Give two blow jobs, 8 hoe pics for Instagram,Hook up with Jacob again,Get a boob hickey…

Flashback Statistics: Media Use By...

on July 25, 2017 by

“Young people average 2 hours a day listening to music”

Teen Electrocuted By Cell Phone

on July 12, 2017 by

…awareness of not using your cell phone in the bathroom as it is plugged in and charging

When Teens Regret What They Post

on June 27, 2017 by

Jonathan McKee

How To Use Your Head To Guard Your Heart

on June 19, 2017 by

A 3(D) Guide To Making Wise Media Choices – 10 Pack

Killer Girlfriend Revealed…

on June 15, 2017 by

Girlfriend sent texts encouraging him to kill himself left a suicide note thanking her for her support

Night Phone Use A Danger For Adolescent...

on June 11, 2017 by

Adolescents’ late-night mobile phone use was directly linked to poor quality sleep, which subsequently led to poorer mental health outcomes, reduced coping,…

Gen Z Power List: Meet The Brands,...

on June 7, 2017 by

From AwesomenessTV to Zendaya, these are the names to know

Facebook Developing ‘Talk,’...

on June 6, 2017 by

Social media powerhouse reportedly seeks to extend its reach to a younger demographic

Meet 16-Year-Old Baby Ariel, Musical.ly&...

on June 6, 2017 by

How a Florida Teen Became Queen of Gen Z’s Favorite Video Platform—and a Top Brand Influencer

Snapchat Statatistics And Facts

on June 1, 2017 by

Get the full report here

5 Days of Snapchat Discover – Safe...

on June 1, 2017 by

32% of all teens in US at the age 13 to 17 years old use Snapchat

Shame Youth Ministry And The Imago Dei

on May 31, 2017 by

Self-image is a complex beast. If we have a distorted image of ourselves it becomes very easy to fill our thoughts with…

‘Tinder For Teens’?

on May 30, 2017 by

The dark side of a teen app called ‘Yellow’

The Secret Online World Of British Teens

on May 30, 2017 by

How streaks, deep likes and ghosting define young lives

Resources For Parents Wanting To Break...

on May 27, 2017 by

We wanted to provide our viewers with resources for more information, support and how to help others

Dallas Police: ‘Social Media’...

on May 26, 2017 by

Exchanges between rival gangs on social media fuel the incident

How This Teen Fell Into A World Of...

on May 22, 2017 by

How she managed to recover from her attachment to her phone and social media

2 Kids Obsessed With Electronic Devices...

on May 22, 2017 by

Autumn, a mother of two, and her family went four weeks without using devices

Kids Look For Limits On What Parents...

on May 20, 2017 by

Children and adolescents would prefer that their parents limit what is shared about them online

How To Help Parents Set Good Boundaries...

on May 20, 2017 by

“My 16-year-old wants Instagram and I won’t let her have it. Is that bad?”

?..Social Network Ranks As The Worst For...

on May 20, 2017 by

Posting constant updates on the social network could reveal emotional stress

WHAT Teen Girls See When They Look In...

on May 18, 2017 by

When you’re a skinny child of fifteen, with braces from ear to ear, you doubt that you will ever be appealing,”

Social Media: Teen Dies After Romeo And...

on May 16, 2017 by

11-year-old who killed himself after prank laid to rest

5 Important Ways Moms Influence Kids

on May 12, 2017 by

Parents still have a huge influence. And moms play a major role in the development and nurturing of kids in a media-filled…

Curvy Model Shares Shocking Image Of Her...

on May 7, 2017 by

‘This is so so important- our young girls need to hear these things. It is both reassuring and inspiring to have a…

Most Teens Have Taken Social Media Break

on May 6, 2017 by

Nearly 60 percent of teens in the U.S. have taken a break from social media, the bulk of them even voluntarily, a…

Teen’s Facebook Live Suicide...

on May 4, 2017 by

“All social media is is a conduit for attention,”

Models Kendall Jenner, Bella Hadid Under...

on April 30, 2017 by

The runway stars had promoted the Fyre Festival as a must-attend entertainment event on their Instagram accounts and starred in a flashy…

Festival Goers Expecting Tropical...

on April 30, 2017 by

“It was supposed to be the most glamorous event of the year, with all the selfie opportunities..social media influencer could dream of,”

How To Monitor Your Kid’s...

on April 28, 2017 by

TeenSafe lets you keep a watchful eye on your child’s online activities so they don’t become another victim of internet predators or…

Unglue App: End Screen Time Smartphone...

on April 25, 2017 by

Too much screen time. It’s a problem all parents face. It’s not about parental control. It’s about teaching them to manage their…

The Problem With Social Media Fasts And...

on April 22, 2017 by

So what’s the solution?

Black Teens Are The Most Active…...

on April 22, 2017 by

​Instagram and Snapchat are Most Popular Social Networks for Teens

Comparison: A Dangerous Word For Youth...

on April 17, 2017 by

It is easy to jump on Instagram, Facebook or even hear about another church’s youth ministry event from your students and begin…

Teens Can’t Get Enough of Mobile Video

on April 16, 2017 by

Seven in 10 teen smartphone users spend at least three hours per day watching video on their phones

Teen Accidentally Kills Himself As...

on April 14, 2017 by

“There was about 40 to 50 kids outside,”…I guess when it happened they just ran over here.”

The Highs and Lows of Teens’ Instagram...

on April 9, 2017 by

Teens’ use of the photo-sharing service Instagram has both risks and benefits, a new study suggests. Frequent use was linked to a…

Flashback: Digital Cold Turkey

on April 8, 2017 by

Students Give Up Phones as Part of Today Show Television Episode

Hilarious Video Shows How Social Media...

on April 7, 2017 by

The pitfalls of trying to get engaged in the Valencia-tinted Age of Instagram

Pope Warns Against ‘False’...

on April 4, 2017 by

Don’t let yourselves be led astray by this false image of reality! Be the protagonists of your history; decide your own future

Boy 14 Charged In Facebook Live…...

on April 3, 2017 by

CPD arrested 1st of several juvenile offenders in Facebook sexual assault incident

My 16-Year-Old Wants Instagram…

on March 31, 2017 by

Where kids actually adopt their values

The Guilty Secret Of Distracted...

on March 29, 2017 by

A.A.P. recommends “laps not apps,” and I am deeply skeptical of anything electronic that is marketed as “educational”

More Time Online Tied To Loneliness In...

on March 19, 2017 by

The more time a young adult uses social media, the more likely they are to feel socially isolated, and as users frequency…

Teens Rule The Web

on March 14, 2017 by

Infographic

How To Limit Kids Screen Time

on March 8, 2017 by

unGlue helps parents set screen time limits on any device

Social Media ‘Increases Loneliness...

on March 7, 2017 by

Social media sites like Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest are causing more people to feel alone, according to US psychologists.

Social Media & Teens

on March 3, 2017 by

Social Media & Teens: Understanding Digital Natives, Pt. 1