Parents, Teens and Digital Monitoring
Parents monitor their teen’s digital activities in a number of ways, such as checking browser histories or social media profiles, but using technical means like parental controls is less common.
Teens Voices: Dating in the Digital Age
From flirting to breaking up, social media and mobile phones are woven into teens’ romantic lives. This interactive essay features teens voices as they describe their experience navigating dating in the digital age.
Teens, Technology and Romantic Relationships
From heart emojis on Instagram to saying goodbye to a relationship with a text message, digital technology plays an important role in teen relationships.
Teens, Technology and Friendships
American teens don’t just make friends in the schoolyard or neighborhood — many are finding new friends online. Video games, social media and mobile phones play an integral role in how teens meet and interact.
Teens, Social Media & Technology Overview 2015
Smartphones are fueling a shift in the communication landscape for teens. Nearly three-quarters of teens now use smartphones and 92% of teens report going online daily — including 24% who say they go online “almost constantly.”
13 Things to Know About Teens and Technology
How digital tools are changing not only how teens communicate, but also how they gather information about the world and present themselves to others.
Millennials and Libraries
Lee Rainie discussed the project’s research about younger Americans and how libraries fit into their lives.
9 Things You Need To Know About Teens, Technology & Online Privacy
Amanda Lenhart presents nine major themes from the Project’s five-report series on Teens and Online Privacy
Reading, writing, and research in the digital age
Kathryn Zickuhr discussed Pew Research’s data on reading, writing, and research in the digital age at the edUi 2013 plenary talk.
Teens and Mobile Apps Privacy
58% of American teens have downloaded an app to a cell phone or tablet. More than half of teen apps users have avoided an app due to concerns about sharing their personal information.