Tag Archive for social media

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...

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So what’s the solution?

Black Teens Are The Most Active…...

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​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

Depression Strikes Today’s Teen...

on March 1, 2017 by

…suggesting that the increasing dependence on social media by this age group may be exacerbating the problem

How Teens Media Consumption Has Changed ...

on February 28, 2017 by

True Facts About Teens And Media: Now & Then

The Latest Social Media Challenge Is...

on January 30, 2017 by

“The rise of social media has contributed to increasing peer pressure among children. This ‘craze’ is another clear…

Generation X More Addicted To Social...

on January 29, 2017 by

The 29-page report was based on data from 9,000 smartphone and 1,300 tablet users from across the country from last July through…

Middle-Aged Americans Beat Millennials...

on January 29, 2017 by

Gen X spends nearly seven hours a week on social networks, a study finds, more than any other age group

Nielsen Social Media Report

on January 29, 2017 by

…social media users can be pretty receptive—especially heavy users, who spend over 3 hours per day on social media

Book: You’re Loved No Matter What

on January 28, 2017 by

Freeing Your Heart from the Need to Be Perfect

Book: liked….Whose Approval Are...

on January 28, 2017 by

For many girls it starts early. The desire to be perfect. The need for approval. The longing for acceptance and being liked…

Researchers Find that “Moderate”...

on January 25, 2017 by

“After that point, increased screen time was associated with decreased well-being.”

Open Season On Trump’s Kid

on January 21, 2017 by

SNL Writer’s Tweet About Barron Trump is Beyond Unfunny–It’s Being Called ‘Vile’ and ‘Disgusting’

How To Unplug From What Keeps You...

on January 20, 2017 by

Here are some inventive ways to respond to the epidemic of distraction in our culture and minds

Social Media: Video Training Series For...

on January 20, 2017 by

Watch the video to hear more about engaging and ministering to teens using social media

SEND NUDES

on January 17, 2017 by

There’s No Subtlety in These Sexy Requests

Flashback: Helping Students Push-Back On...

on January 13, 2017 by

Walt Mueller

Flashback: Instilling Social Media Sense

on January 13, 2017 by

Walt Mueller

Girl, 12, Livestreams Her Own Suicide

on January 13, 2017 by

“I have a stepfather but he tried to rape me,” she said. “And he said I should go hang myself because I…

Worried About Screen Time?

on January 7, 2017 by

Don’t Let Kids Go It Alone

Just One Hour A Day On Social Media...

on January 7, 2017 by

Social media sites help us stay connected, but for younger teens, the cost of online connectivity can be steep

Book: Screens and Teens

on January 4, 2017 by

Connecting with Our Kids in a Wireless World

Kids Turn Violent As Parents Battle ...

on December 20, 2016 by

NYPost

Book: Glow Kids

on December 20, 2016 by

How Screen Addiction Is Hijacking Our Kids-and How to Break the Trance

Real Parents, Real Talk About Kids And...

on December 6, 2016 by

Research continues to provide some answers on how parents are navigating this world

Teens And Online Safety: Infographic

on December 1, 2016 by

The bane of the internet: cyber bullying, cyber stalking, sexting, inappropriate content, social media addiction

Teen Facebook Live Streams Himself...

on November 18, 2016 by

Charged with discharging a firearm into an occupied structure, discharging a firearm within city limits and an illegal weapons offense

Teens Often Ignore Online Risks

on November 12, 2016 by

New research finds that adolescents are more likely than adults to take online risks, regardless of the gamble involved

Melania Trump: We Must Teach Our...

on November 4, 2016 by

“We need to teach our youth kindness, honesty, respect, compassion, charity, understanding,” Melania said. “Our culture has gotten too mean.”

Understanding Social Media and Teenagers

on October 29, 2016 by

Adam McLane: My new online course!

Marketing, Cool, And Role Models Who...

on October 28, 2016 by

By Walt Mueller

Smartphone Use Results In Distracted...

on October 23, 2016 by

According to new research, parents are distracted by mobile technology more than anything else, and as a result, the interactions with their…

Snapchat Beats Instagram And Facebook As...

on October 23, 2016 by

Specifically, younger teens are dropping off of Facebook, while Snapchat and Instagram are neck-and-neck for teens between the ages of 14 and…

15% Of Sixth Graders Commit Cyber Abuse

on October 23, 2016 by

They have perpetrated at least one form of abuse toward a dating partner through technology

Mom, Can I Have Snapchat? Values

on October 10, 2016 by

5 Considerations to ponder

Snapchat In Privacy Storm Over ...

on September 26, 2016 by

Critics fear controversial device will be used to snap people without their consent

Snapchat Glasses Record Video

on September 26, 2016 by

Snapchat unveils $129 sunglasses that can record video in 10-second snippets

Can Anonymous Compliments Make Teens...

on September 21, 2016 by

21% of teens feel worse about themselves after using social media. “Words matter,” “Negative comments and thoughts tend to grow like weeds

Sit With Us: Teen Creates App So Kids...

on September 16, 2016 by

I was completely ostracized by all of my classmates, and so I had to eat lunch alone every day. So there’s so…

Woman Sues Parents For Sharing...

on September 14, 2016 by

If the parents lose this could have repercussions for Austrians who post images of their children on social media without their consen

Twitter Adds Read Receipts To Service

on September 10, 2016 by

…little blue check marks, receipts simply let users know when those with whom they are corresponding have read their messages

Digital Disconnect Exists Between...

on September 3, 2016 by

a gap exists over their understanding of family rules about being online. Teens social media accounts parents know nothing about

52 Ways To Connect With Your Smartphone...

on September 1, 2016 by

Youtube interview: Jonathan McKee offers just the help you need to have meaningful interaction with your Smartphone Obsessed kids

Flashback: How To Keep Your Teens From...

on August 22, 2016 by

CNN

VS PINK Model Chase Carter Says Dad Went...

on August 20, 2016 by

Victoria’s Secret PINK model Chase Carter shares hilarious story about how her father went nuts after she was scouted at an airport

Values: “Tips For A Healthy Digital...

on August 19, 2016 by

The Digital Diet Of American Teens…. A helpful Infographic

“App and Drive” Is The New Danger...

on August 7, 2016 by

27% of teens today still report texting and driving, a bigger concern is that two out of three teens (68%) admit to…

Living in the Online Village

on August 6, 2016 by

Helping Teens Manage Social Media

Teens And Anonymous apps Infographic:...

on July 24, 2016 by

What’s the ten appeal?

Internet Savvy Teens Worse At Romantic...

on July 23, 2016 by

Teens who spent more time communicating with their boyfriends or girlfriends through texting or social media were less adept at managing conflicts…

Teens Are Ditching Texting For Snapchat...

on July 23, 2016 by

More appealing:The quick back and forth nature of Snapchat and the ability to use photos, messages, and even real-time video in a…

Values: Kids And Screen Time

on July 19, 2016 by

A helpful-infographic

Pokémon Go: Rare Catch Causes A Central...

on July 18, 2016 by

video released shows trainers rushing into Central Park late Thursday night to catch the rare Eevee evolution, Vaporeon

Six Potential Downsides Of Social Media

on July 14, 2016 by

Tim Elmore

The Potential Upside Of Social Media

on July 14, 2016 by

Tim Elmore

Raised In A Day Of Social Media

on July 14, 2016 by

Tim Elmore

8 Ways Churches Can Capitalize On...

on July 12, 2016 by

Don’t miss out on this…Paul said he became all things to all people so that some might come to Christ

Sheriff Warns Stop Trespassing To Find...

on July 12, 2016 by

Deputies say they have found people on business, church, and government properties late at night when the grounds are closed

Pokémon Go Is Collecting Players’...

on July 12, 2016 by

You Should Probably Check Your Pokémon Go Privacy Settings

Teenage Daughter Was Sexually Assaulted...

on July 8, 2016 by

Only later did the family look at the teen’s phone, they found a message from a man asking her to come outside…

Digital Advertising: 60% Of Smart Phone...

on July 8, 2016 by

…that audience accounts for more than 2 billion videos daily

CHILDREN AT RISK? Lawsuit Says Snapchat...

on July 8, 2016 by

Lawsuit: Snapchat doesn’t do enough to warn its young Users/Parents about the sexual content on its app

Overusing Social Media As An Adolescent...

on July 4, 2016 by

Predominant use of social media may limit the opportunity to practice in-person conversations that are crucial for adolescents, particularly boys

Dad Re-creates Daughter’s Racy...

on July 1, 2016 by

….(and she loves it)

Leak Of Nude Snapchat Drove Teen Girl To...

on June 10, 2016 by

Tovonna Holton’s (15) ex was angry about a breakup when he allegedly took an innocent video and turned it into revenge porn

Teenager Snapchat Video Admitting To...

on June 8, 2016 by

A Chicago teen charged with first-degree murder sent a Snapchat video from the backseat of a police car admitting he had killed…

Inside The World Of One 13-Year-Old Girl

on June 6, 2016 by

What it’s like to grow up in the age of likes, lols and longing

Teens Curate Their Instagram Accounts,...

on June 5, 2016 by

In early adolescence, between the ages of 13 and 15, teens are still fairly self-centered and are more likely to worry about…

Social Media Likes Activate Reward...

on June 4, 2016 by

The same brain circuits that are activated by eating chocolate and winning money are activated when teens see “likes” on their own…

Rebuked By Adele Putting Our Phones Down...

on June 2, 2016 by

by Walt Mueller

WHY TEENAGERS GET SUCKERED IN BY SOCIAL...

on May 22, 2016 by

Life-threatening social media challenges have taken the internet by storm and prompted warnings from public health officials

More Evidence That For Teens,...

on May 21, 2016 by

The more time teenagers spend splitting their attention between various devices, the lower their test scores in math and English tend to…

Teen Social Media Users More Likely to ...

on May 21, 2016 by

This attitude runs counter to most religious traditions and, according to researchers, shows a level of non-commitment.

Heavy Social Media Use Ups Risk of Body...

on May 21, 2016 by

Habitual and prolonged use of social media is linked to a greater risk of younger adults developing eating and body image concerns,

What IS A Big Deal Online For Teenagers?

on May 17, 2016 by

A lot of things parents freak out about aren’t really that important. But there are some things that ARE: What’s actually helpful…

Nude Photos Of Nearly 50 Duxbury High...

on May 9, 2016 by

“We would hope that our young girls understand that there are other ways to be popular,”

Values: COPPA’s Amended Rules And Your...

on May 8, 2016 by

The Federal Trade Commission amended rules rules to better protect children. Here’s what you need to know.

Teens Know They’re Addicted To Phones

on May 7, 2016 by

Report from Common Sense Media that involved 1,240 interviews with parents and their 12- to 18-year-old children

What’s Hot?

on May 1, 2016 by

by Jim Liebelt

52 Ways To Connect With Your Smartphone...

on April 30, 2016 by

How to Engage with Kids Who Can’t Seem to Pry Their Eyes from Their Devices!

How Snapchat And Stupidity Almost Left...

on April 29, 2016 by

An 18-year-old girl from Atlanta who almost killed herself and left another driver with brain injuries when she…

Porn In The Digital Age

on April 27, 2016 by

New Research Reveals 10 Trends

Teen Girl Live Streams Rape

on April 26, 2016 by

..continued to livestream the rape of her teenage friend on Periscope because she ‘got caught up on the likes’ the video was…

Managing Your Addiction To Technology

on April 17, 2016 by

YouthWorker