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Teen Girls Create Award-Winning App In Hopes Of Preventing School Shootings

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 02.20.2015 | Teen

In October 2014, high school freshman Jaylen Fryberg shot five students and then himself in Washington state. To help cope with this tragedy in their ...

7 Important Life Skills They Won't Teach You In High School

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 01.05.2015 | Teen

You've learned a lot in high school, including algebra, U.S. history and how to text under your desk. But once you leave your beloved alma mater behin...

Kids' Screen Time May Be Messing With Their Emotional Intelligence

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 08.26.2014 | Science

Sure, your child can read emoticons. But a provocative new study suggests that all that screen time is making it hard for children to interpret real-l...

6 Signs Your iPhone Is Stressing You Out (And How To Deal)

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 03.25.2013 | Teen

Being constantly connected is a basic fact of life for millennials: If you're a Gen Y-er, you probably carry around a mini-computer in your pocket at ...

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.

What Adults Really Don't Get About Teens (VIDEO)

Posted 01.28.2013 | Teen

When it comes to teenagers, there are some things that parents just don't understand. So, last week on the Today Show, college student Lucie Fink ...

Technology: Helping or Harming Childhood?

Madison Williams | Posted 02.09.2013 | Teen
Madison Williams

Imagine your life without the latest technology. Imagine it without the Internet. Without a computer. Without a 4G Network. Without a smartphone. Would you be able to survive?

Is the Internet a Blessing or a Curse?

Murray Rosenbaum | Posted 01.20.2013 | Teen
Murray Rosenbaum

The Internet is both a beautiful and ugly creature, but the best part is that the users mold its face, so there is time for us to choose what we want the Web to be.

WATCH: 60 Seconds of Social Media

Shawn Amos | Posted 10.17.2012 | Technology
Shawn Amos

Just how connected are our kids today? According to Pew Research, close to 100 percent of teenagers aged 12-17 are online, and 80 percent of those kids are on social media sites.

The Ultimate Internet Lingo Guide. WDYT?

Posted 04.15.2012 | Teen

Sometimes parents just don't get it, and when it comes to Internet lingo, they really don't get it. Although you may not even be aware of it, chances...

Why 'Generation Z' Teens Are Being Stereotyped As 'Lazy'

Gavin is a junior at Loyola Academy and a reporter for The Mash, a weekly teen publication distributed to Chicagoland high schools. You may recog...

What Teens Do 7 Times Every Waking Hour?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 12.16.2011 | Parents

If teens seem to be glued to their cellphones, it's because they're texting about as many times an hour as you might suspect they say "like" -- an ave...

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.