"With the rise of photo services like Snapchat and Instagram, Facebook is seeing a decline in its younger users"
"Needless to say, parents of teens nowadays must do everything they can to stay in-the-know. Since your teens have grown up in an online world, they may very well be more online savvy than you, but this shouldn’t be an excuse to give up. As parents, we must challenge ourselves to become familiar with the complexities of the teen online universe and stay educated on the various devices your teens are using to go online."
"Just days after reports of Amanda Todd committing suicide over being bullied comes news from the City of Thunder Bay Police over concerns of nude pictures of local teens being distributed to other teens in the city. Amanda Todd committed suicide after being harassed online after flashing an unknown male and showing her breasts while in the seventh grade reportedly during an online video chat"
When I was a graduate student in neuroscience at the University of Michigan, we would record the brains of animals and try to figure out what the brains were doing.
What happens when teens play games that emphasize kindness and compassion instead of violence and aggression? Neuroscientist Richard Davidson plans to find out.
Digital technology is changing every day, so it’s easy to make mistakes with phones and computers
It was probably a rather small step for Lego but it was certainly one giant leap for a Lego man when he was launched into space by a couple of Canadian teens recently.
Facebook has published a free, 20-page guide aimed at teens, their parents and teachers that explains best practices for protecting their safety and privacy on the site.
After a close encounter with a texting teen at a busy intersection recently, we wondered: Has texting taken over as the primary form of communication for today’s teens?
Facebook, Teens and Privacy: What Parents Should Know
Sexting 101 – Guide for Parents
Kids around the country are getting high on the internet, thanks to MP3s that induce a state of ecstasy. And it could be a gateway drug leading teens to real-world narcotics.
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