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Teens Obsessed With Facebook May Struggle With Anxiety, Sleep Problems

The Huffington Post | Alexis Fitts | Posted 09.15.2015 | Technology

Here's a pretty good argument for taking some time to unplug from your social media accounts. A survey of teenagers found that those with the most em...

Bianca Bosker

The Internet According To Kids (Warning: Butts Are Involved) | Bianca Bosker | Posted 11.14.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK -- People who aren’t friends on Facebook with Faye Rogaski de Muyshondt won’t learn much from her profile. They’ll see she appeared on ...

What It's Like To Be An Introvert On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 10.07.2013 | Technology

Researchers have confirmed what we've suspected all along: Parents and teens really do speak different languages online. But so do introverts and e...

Why Twitter and LinkedIn Will Outlast Facebook

Adam Wexler | Posted 10.14.2013 | Technology
Adam Wexler

It was tough to miss the excellent piece penned by 13-year-old Ruby Karp this week. As she explained in her Mashable post, Facebook is struggling to resonate with the next teenage generation. Funny thing is I agree with almost everything she says.

Bianca Bosker

How Teens Are Really Using Facebook | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.23.2013 | Technology

The Facebook generation is fed up with Facebook. That's according to a report released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center, which surveyed 802 teens...

Confessions of a Social Media Maniac

Jonathan Jacob Moore | Posted 04.25.2013 | Teen
Jonathan Jacob Moore

Not until I learn to remind myself of how little the opinions of others matter in deciding who I become in life will my social media addiction be entirely cured. It's not my use of the websites that trouble me, but my dependence on them to make me feel whole.

8 Ways To Avoid Social Media Stress

Posted 02.23.2013 | Teen

Updating and browsing your Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Instagram accounts probably makes up a huge chunk of the time you spend online -- and let's b...

The Next Mark Zuckerberg?

Krystie Yandoli | Posted 04.01.2013 | Teen
Krystie Yandoli

"My Dad caught me on Facebook, twice...And we had an argument. I told him in the middle of the argument, 'There's no safe social network that's made for kids.'"

If You Didn't 'Like' It On Facebook, Did You Ever Like It At All?

Emma Orlow | Posted 01.26.2013 | Teen
Emma Orlow

I spent time liking things on my own profile, following people I like on Twitter, all to cultivate an online reputation that matches who I am IRL, hoping that someone is doing the same for me.

Oops? Teens Busted For House Party, Thanks To Facebook (VIDEO)

Posted 10.08.2012 | Teen

Oops? A group of teenagers who recently broke into a neighborhood house to throw a party got busted -- but it wasn't by the cops. The high school stu...

Bianca Bosker

Facebook, The 'Teenage Version Of Email' | 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...

Two Teens Save A Life Using Facebook!

Posted 02.04.2012 | Home

17-year-old Danny Manes from Pueblo, Colorado noticed something troubling while he was scrolling through the usual photos, links, status updates, and ...

Password-Sharing And Dating: Romantic Or Dangerous?

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 03.09.2012 | Home

When we were little, Sesame Street taught us all that sharing is an essential part of interacting with our peers. And when it comes to your boyfriend ...

Got Into College? Stop Posting About It On Facebook!

The Saxon Scope, Langley High School | Posted 01.11.2012 | Home

In the whirlwind of acceptances, rejections, and deferrals, one outlet becomes the center of most seniors’ attention. Social media has become the ho...

My Facebook Fight Turned Into A Real-Life Brawl

| Catherine Cosmo | Posted 12.19.2011 | Home

This is a teen-written article from our friends at YCteen, a publication by young people about the issues that matter to them. Social networking s...

Are You Addicted To Social Media?

| April H., Peoria, AZ | Posted 01.11.2012 | Home

This is a teen-written article from our friends at “I’ll just check it once more before I start,” I say to myself on a daily bas...

Teens On Facebook: Cruel Or Kind?

Posted 01.09.2012 | Home

It's no surprise that most teens are on Facebook every day: 95 percent of teens ages 12-17 are online, and 80 percent of online teens use social netwo...

The Devil You Know: Embracing Your Teen's Screens

John Duffy, Psy.D. | Posted 10.30.2011 | Parents
John Duffy, Psy.D.

I encourage parents to set up makeshift tutorials, in which their teenager teaches them about the technology they use. Teenagers like to be experts, and I've found that they are very good teachers.

Is Facebook The New Gateway Drug?

The Huffington Post | Laura Stampler | Posted 10.24.2011 | Parents

Is Facebook the new gateway drug? Teens who use Facebook and other social media outlets are five times more likely to smoke cigarettes, three times...