Predominant use of social media may limit the opportunity to practice in-person conversations that are crucial for adolescents, particularly boys
In Sleep Deprivation, Affects School Performance
Does your teenager have a texting problem?
Here are a few things that standout
The Effects of Their Sleep-Deprivation Lasts Way Past Lunch
Despite findings that may set parents’ teeth on edge, there’s a hefty chunk of good news
Oddly researchers found that about 20% of students have received a sext, only five % said they’d sent one
It locks a cell phone when a car is moving more than 10 miles per hour
Half of teens who say they never text while driving admitted to texting at red lights or stop signs
Linked to Anxiety, Lower Grades and Reduced Happiness
OMG, That’s Already So Old-School
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“Imagine getting 10,000 text messages to your phone telling you you are an ugly slut and should die?”
The younger the viewer, the more likely he or she is to interact with or around TV programming on a second screen
A Teenager Tells Us How To Use Emojis Properly
“We’re trying to empower the parents to the best of our ability,”
97 percent of teenagers know that texting while driving is dangerous, 43 percent of them do it anyway
If Mom and Dad are happily married then there could be some VERY embarrassing texts flying through the air!
BrdsNBz service lets teens text sex questions to a hotline
Teens Who Engage in Bad Behavior Also Engage in Antisocial Texting
New Jersey court has ruled that the sender of the text messages can also be held legally liable for an accident
Approximately 660,000 drivers are using cellphones or manipulating electronic devices while driving
From Social Networking to Survival
The Trouble With Sleep Texting
Hilarious Texts from Moms
Texting & Driving Documentary
80% of 21-year-olds have received raunchy ‘sext’ messages and couples are the worst offenders
Teens feel closer to parents when they connect online
Doug fields & Jonathan Mckee Team Up To Help Parents Teach Their Kids Responsibility
3,000 Annual teen deaths nationwide from texting and 300,000 injuries
If you’ve got four teenagers in the car, you’re four times as likely to have a fatal crash
“Life has gotten more casual,” Swan says. “They don’t realize (the interview) is a sales event.”
Parents Hope Photo Of Fatal Text Serves As Warning
“In each case, drivers took about twice as long to react as they did when they weren’t texting,”
Some 43% of tablet owners say that they watch more TV now than they did five years ago. 83% say they use…
49% of adults text and drive — even though nearly all of them say they know the habit is dangerous
86% of sexters never get caught
How I Spy On My Kids Online
Pebble Will Release Proof-Of-Concept Watchface SDK In Early April
Student Who Badmouthed Teacher on Twitter Learns a Lesson
Hot Wheels tripled its Twitter follower count from 1,200 to 3,800
Some Teens Are Paying More Than Just A Monthly Bill
Find out who was the most popular
Digital technology provides a 24/7 platform for abuse
Teens have started sleep-texting
Twitter slaps adult rating on Vine after raunchy videos
Unsupervised teens with internet and social media enabled mobile phones most likely to access pornography and enabled adult predators to groom them
The Digital You & The Social Stalker
GOV’T MANDATES INCREASED COSTS TO FIGHT ‘YOUTH VULGARITY’
Toyota survey of more than 5,500 drivers aged 16 to 18 and their parents
With 1,000 Snapchat Photos sent per-second, it has parents concerned
Twitter adds a real-time discussion with a “pulse of the planet” feel. The down side of that is, it’s noisy when everybody…
Snapchat app which destroys photos after a few secondsk
Traditional Text Messaging Is On the Decline
Blending 2,000 LEDs and high-tech with high fashion
Facebook Barely Beats Twitter, Among Teens
10 types of social media addicts: infographic
Study: shows that digital media helps teens reach developmental milestones
Inward Youth Group Outreach
Yes I want more texting during my lesson!
Church Encourages Social Media Use During Services
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Twitter vs TV
This Week Teen Tweets
Top 10 Student Pastors You Should Be Following On Twitter
5 things not to post on social media as a Christian leader
A teen text-only crisis line
Teens aren’t using digital sexual behavior as a safer alternative to real-world sex
Nickelodeon calls promotion of Jason Biggs’ Twitter account ‘a mistake’ following lewd posts
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Teens who assaulted 16-year-old thought it would be ‘funny’
Report: ‘Distracted walking’ endangers teens
Twitter’s Legal Battle
Teen Sexual Assault Court Records to be Opened, Judge Rules
‘Maude Apatow 14, Going on 140 Characters
Crash Survivor Encourages Teens to “TXTL8R”
India: Text message threats, rumors came from Pakistan
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