teenagers

Phone-addicted teens aren’t as happy as those who play sports and hang out IRL, new study suggests

To no parent’s surprise, too much smartphone use makes teens unhappy. So says a new study from San Diego State University, which pulled data from over one million 8th-, 10th-, and 12th-graders

Two large Apple shareholders say it needs to research the impact of smartphones on kids

Two of Apple’s institutional shareholders, hedge fund Jana Partners and California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS), are calling on the company to study the impact of smartphone use on

Crunch Report | The $199 Oculus Go Standalone Headset

The new $199 Oculus Go, the California DMV is changing rules for self-driving cars, Amazon's new way to have your teens shopping and a new waterproof kindle from Amazon. All this on Crunch Report!

Fitbit turns teens off exercising, study finds

Fitness tracker makers would have you believe that all that stands between you and the motivation to get up off your couch and get healthy is their shiny wearable device. But a new study conducted by

Pixelberry Studios Tackles Teenagers’ Body-Image Issues With A New Mobile Game

According to recent studies, 80 percent of teenage girls and 20 percent of boys in the U.S. have struggled with negative body image. So Pixelberry Studios and the National Eating Disorders Association

Ringblingz Is Wearable Tech That Helps Teens Stay Connected

The lack of wearable technology created just for teenagers is surprising, especially when you consider how tech-obsessed kids are: the average American teen spends 7.5 hours consuming media, while 70%

Facebook Without The Cool Kids

It's not just an attractive advertising demographic that Facebook is losing as teens take their mercurial attention elsewhere in sullen search of what's cool. Facebook sans the cool kids may well be

NYT Reveals Teenagers Know About Craigslist

A big shocker from the NYT over this weekend. Did you know that your teenager could be actively engaging in selling electronic goods via Craigslist? That’s right. Your son or daughter could be s