UncategorizedMay 6, 2010

Cyberbullying 2010: What the Research Tells Us

An updated look at the research and definitions around bullying and cyberbullying. Presented to the Youth Online Safety Working Group assembled by NCMEC, Amanda’s talk unpacks both what current research can tell us about cyberbullying as well as w…

UncategorizedFebruary 26, 2010

FCC Comment: Empowering Parents and Protecting Children

This week we filed a public comment in response to the Federal Communications Notice of Inquiry on the issue of “Empowering Parents and Protecting Kids in an Evolving Media Landscape.”

UncategorizedMay 13, 2009

Cyberbullying: What the research is telling us…

This talk surveys the current research on cyberbullying and online harassment, pulling in Pew Internet data as well as the work of the Crimes Against Children Research Center at the University of New Hampshire, Internet Solutions for Kids and othe…

UncategorizedDecember 14, 2008

The Future of the Internet III

A survey of experts shows they expect major tech advances as the phone becomes a primary device for online access, voice-recognition improves, and the structure of the Internet itself improves. They disagree about whether this will lead to more soci…

UncategorizedJune 30, 2008

Teens, Online Stranger Contact & Cyberbullying: What the research is telling us

This presentation covers basic internet connectivity statistics before launching into a discussion of the major online safety issues. Broken down into issues of online contact vs online content, the talk shares data on online stranger contact, sex…

UncategorizedJune 27, 2007

Cyberbullying

About a third of online teens say they have been targets of online harassement. Older girls and intense internet users are the most likely to report these experiences.

UncategorizedJanuary 25, 2006

The Strength of Internet Ties

The internet helps maintain people’s social networks, and connects them to members of their social network when they need help. 60 million Americans have turned to the internet for help with major life decisions.

UncategorizedOctober 27, 2004

The Internet and Democratic Debate

As wired Americans increasingly go online for political news and commentary, we find that the internet is contributing to a wider awareness of political views during this year’s campaign season.