A Parent’s Guide to Social Media Citations, Notes, and Extras

Seminar Citations

Sticky Faith (Fuller Youth Institute, 2011)

National Study of Youth & Religion

Facebook Statistics (They update this all the time)

Social Networking Sites and Our Lives – Pew Internet – June, 2011

Teens and Mobile Phones – Pew Internet – April, 2010

Spending Time, Money, and Going Mobile – Nielsen – September, 2011

COPPA – Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act

Social Networks and Blogs Take Up Most of Our Time – Marketing Pilgrim – September, 2011

Cisco Connected World Technology Report, 2011

The Impact of Social Media on Children and Adolescents – American Academy of Pediatrics – March, 2011

How Often Are Teens Arrested for Sexting – American Academy of Pediatrics – January, 2012

Advocates Slam Webkinz for Online Ads – Adweek – December, 2007

Teen Birth Rate – Centers for Disease Control – 2009

Highlights – National Survey on Drug Abuse & Health – 2006

Internet addiction warning signs & assessments – netaddiction.com

44% of Companies Track Employee Social Media Usage In and Out of the Office – The Next Web – August, 2011

24% of Colleges Screen Social Media Profiles in Application Process – U.S. News and World Report – October, 2011

9 Things You Need to Know About Teens, Technology, and Privacy – Pew Internet -November 2013

Charts & Graphics

Ongoing Sources of Data

Pew Research Center (Teens and Technology)

Danah Boyd (Researcher)

Data & Society (coming soon)

Common Sense Media

Recommended Reading

It’s Complicated: The Social Life of Networked Teens (Danah Boyd)

Extras

Parents lie, help kids get on Facebook early, study finds – CNN – November, 2011

One in three texters would rather text than talk – New York Times – September, 2011

Parents & Teens Face-off over Facebook – USA Today – January, 2012

Seeing Social Media as More Adolescent Portal than Pitfall – New York Times – January 2012

Teenagers Sharing Passwords as Sign of Affection – New York Times – January, 2012

CIA Tracks Public Information on Facebook, Twitter – National Public Radio – January, 2012

Sex Education for Teens Online, via Text – New York Times – December, 2011

Fewer kids are exposed to unwanted sexual content online – Los Angeles Times – December, 2011

2011 Facebook trends – Facebook – December, 2011

How Often Are Teens Arrested for Sexting? Data From a National Sample of Police Cases

Texting: Efficient, trendy, and addictive – USA Today – November, 2011

The Dopamine High: From Social Networking to Survival – University of Southern California – December 2012

Networked Norms: How Tech Startups and Teen Practices Challenge Organizational Boundaries – Danah Boyd – January, 2013

Tumblr is Not What You Think – Techcrunch – February, 2013

Why Teens are Tiring of Facebook – Cnet – March, 2013

What Teens Get About the Internet That Parents Don’t – Mashable – March, 2013

Your Phone vs. Your Heart – New York Time – April, 2013

Teens Content Manage on Facebook For Privacy; Twitter More Public – MediaPost – June, 2013

Teens and Mobile Apps Privacy – Pew Internet – August 22nd, 2013

How Facebook Develops Its Global Leaders – David Livermore – October 2013

7 Secret Apps to Hide Your Sexy Photos – Mashable – September, 2014

Can’t Put Down Your Device? That’s by Design – New York Times – December, 2015

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