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Teens Can't Stop Using Facebook Even Though They Hate It

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 07.02.2014 | Technology

Facebook is like indoor plumbing: You can live without it, but it’s uncomfortable. It’s thus little surprise to learn a new study has found te...

Teens Are Leaving Facebook For Facebook

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 04.11.2014 | Technology

I spent most of last weekend hanging around hundreds of teenage girls who, like me, were trailing around an up-and-coming teen heartthrob who got his ...

Social Media: Has Your Addiction Gone Too Far?

Lily Sperry | Posted 03.27.2014 | Teen
Lily Sperry

If you consider yourself a self-proclaimed social media addict, or simply want to spend less time using social networks, here are some simple tips to break your addiction.

Bianca Bosker

Why Facebook's 'Teen Exodus' Won't Do Real Damage

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 04.15.2014 | Technology

Recent headlines have depicted Facebook as the Internet version of a failed nightclub: Abandoned by pretty young things and invaded by middle-aged min...

Proof: Teens Are Completely Done With Facebook

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

We know teens aren't that into Facebook anymore. Now we have some fairly stunning data from iStrategyLabs to back that up. There are 3 million fewe...

My Second Chance at Life: Why Facebook Is Not a Waste of Time (for Adults)

Victoria Ordin | Posted 02.11.2014 | Technology
Victoria Ordin

Facebook is a godsend for Baby Boomers out of the workforce or stay-at-home moms, particularly in small cities or towns, but it's a liability for young people.

Facebook Confirms It: You're A Vessel For Ads

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 11.16.2013 | Technology

Are you sitting down? Doesn't matter, this isn't going to surprise you. Facebook reaffirmed its position on Friday that it's able to use the postin...

Facebook Cops To Its Teen Problem

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 10.30.2013 | Technology

Three months ago, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg assured investors his social network didn't have a young people problem. "There has been a lot of sp...

Could Facebook's New Privacy Rules Endanger Your Kids?

Adam Levin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Adam Levin

Not a week goes by without another story of an adult doing something colossally stupid on social media and paying the price. So why in the world did Facebook think it advisable to allow 13-year-old kids to make their pictures and status updates public?

Facebook's Rapidly Declining Popularity In 1 Chart

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 10.24.2013 | Technology

“I got mine [Facebook account] around sixth grade. And I was really obsessed with it for a while. Then towards eighth grade, I kind of just -- once ...

A BIG Change For Teens On Facebook

Reuters | Posted 10.16.2013 | Technology

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc removed a restriction for users under 18 that previously limited who could see their online postings from photos to musings o...

Prominent Writers Call Out Facebook As It Deals With Teenager Problem

Craig Kanalley | Posted 04.30.2013 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

The timing could not have been worse. Two prominent writers have very publicly announced they're quitting Facebook, back-to-back, as the social network itself is embattled in a struggle to convince its youngest users Facebook is still "cool."

Bianca Bosker

Facebook, The 'Teenage Version Of Email'

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 08.15.2012 | Technology

After five years on Facebook, Maxine Guttmann, 15, just isn’t that into it. She visits Facebook less frequently than ever -- mostly to instant m...

Digital Teens and the Three T's

Stephen Balkam | Posted 07.18.2012 | Technology
Stephen Balkam

It would certainly change the culture of deception that leads kids and many of their parents to lie about their dates of birth to join social networking sites in the first place and provide a much safer environment for tweens who are already there in droves.

Depressed? It Must Be Facebook

Eric Yaverbaum | Posted 09.13.2012 | Home
Eric Yaverbaum

A few days ago, the media reported on a study done by researchers at the University of Wisconsin that concluded Facebook is indeed safe for consumption.

Is Facebook Good or Bad for Teenagers?

Slate | Posted 09.20.2011 | Women

Twenty million teenagers under the age of 18 have Facebook accounts. Of that group, 7.5 million are under the age of 13—the minimum age set both by ...

STUDY: Teens 'Hide In Plain Sight' On Facebook

AdWeek | Catharine Smith | Posted 07.16.2011 | Technology

Adweek: What's the takeaway in your new study? Alice Marwick: The big takeaway is that kids do care about privacy, even though they are heavy socia...