Posts tagged teens

The Demographics of Users of Social Media, Summarized - NPQ - Nonprofit Quarterly

Really interesting study of social media demographics: Teens are dominating Tumblr, where its user population tends to be younger, while Millennials love Twitter. 

More Evidence Shows Teens Prefer Twitter, Reddit to Facebook - Businessweek
Some teens aren’t liking Facebook as much as older users | Los Angeles Times)
 Silicon Valley: The rise of the adolescent CEOs | Reuters
One Town’s War on Gay Teens | Politics News | Rolling Stone
Wayne Gretzky closes daughter’s Twitter feed twice? | Technically Incorrect - CNET News

Most American teens who use social media say that in their experience, people their age are mostly kind to one another on social network sites.

Overall, 69% of social media-using teens think that peers are mostly kind to each other on social network sites. Another 20% say that peers are mostly unkind, while 11% volunteered that “it depends.”

Digital library aims to expand kids’ media literacy |  USATODAY.com
Teens start sexting as a way to fit in, says study | Sydney Morning Herald
Facebook Safety Center | Tips for Teens | Playing It Safe

Facebook Safety Center | Tips for Teens | Playing It Safe