Teens

How Instagram and Snapchat Are Benefiting From Facebook’s Teen and Tween Issues

We’ve heard this before, and eMarketer is forecasting it yet again: Teens and young adults are drifting away from Facebook.<p>eMarketer released its …

Advertising Industry

Are smartphones ruining America's youth?

Hand wringing over millennials ruining everything has given way to freaking out about whether or not Generation Z is broken.Hand wringing over …

Western Massachusetts

Supporting Youth in the Post-2016 Election Climate - YALSA

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Southern Poverty Law Center

Facebook may have a grown-up problem: Young people are leaving for Instagram and Snapchat

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook will see a decline among teenagers in the U.S. this year, says market research firm eMarketer.<p>EMarketer predicts 14.5 million people ages 12 to 17 will use Facebook in 2017, a decline of 3.4% from the previous year, as they migrate to Snap's Snapchat and Facebook's …

United States

Teenage heartbreak doesn't just hurt, it can kill

Most adults recall the breakup of a romantic relationship as the most traumatic event of their youth. Research shows that breakups are the leading …

Relationships

10 Life Skills Teens Need To Be Successful In College

buzztrending.net<p>Just because your teen obtained his high school diploma and an acceptance letter from college doesn’t mean he’s ready for higher …

Education

'Voice Teens' finalist Isabela Vinzon shows acting chops on 'GGV'

"The Voice Teens" finalist Isabela Vinzon on Sunday proved that acting is indeed in her blood.<p>The daughter of veteran actor Roi Vinzon showed off her …

Philippines

Reducing TV time may be an effective strategy for improving health and academic performance in teens

Watching television for more than two hours a day increases the participation in other sedentary activities in adolescents, according to a study …

Wellness

If a Teen Buys a Cell Phone With His Own Money, Do Parents Still Have Control Over it?

Oh, what’s a parent to do? Your teen saves his money and buys his own cell phone — and now he wants full control over using it.<p>It depends what you …

Parenting Teens

Amandla Stenberg Directed a Lovely Meditation Video for Anxious Teens

To go along with her recent <i>Teen Vogue</i> cover, actress and activist Amandla Stenberg directed, scored, illustrated, and edited a beautiful video …

Meditation

'Gender Norms' And Drunk Lesbians: Here's The Dumbest Thing Your Tax Dollars Are Funding

This week in What Moronic Thing Is The Federal Government Spending Our Money On Now?, <i>The Washington Free Beacon</i> reports that the National Institutes …

Conservative View

Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Is The Latest Front In The War On Science

A few weeks ago, the Trump Administration suddenly killed a modest federal program, the Teenage Pregnancy Prevention program. The Department of …

Health Policy

Tearaway teens to be taught ballroom dancing on new TV show

A new TV show is to try to put tearaway teenagers back on track – by teaching them ballroom dancing.<p>If you know a teen that’s disobedient, disruptive …

Birmingham, UK

Comic Book Review – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Dimension X #3

<i>Chris Cooper reviews Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Dimension X #3</i><i>…</i><p><i>Journey to Stump Asteroid, where the biggest no-hold barred brawls in Dimension X</i> …

Comics

Fifteen teenagers contract rabies after raping a donkey in Morocco

The teenagers were treated for rabies at a hospital in a Moroccan town, while the owner of the donkey was ordered to slaughter the animal.<p>In a …

Offbeat News

Buyer Beware: Two New Apps Your Tweens Should Avoid

Source: monkeybusinessimages/istockThese days it is difficult to keep up all that the digital world has to offer. New apps seem to arise on a daily …

Parenting Teens

This app is pretty much a 'Tinder' for teens and it's a real problem

Tweens and teens dating is stressful enough.<p>But now four genius dudes from France have made it even worse for parents by creating what basically …

The things nobody tells you about living with young adults

Just you wait until you have young adults at home, doing adult things while still being Big Kids. Making sure the teenagers are all right is one …

Australian News

Teenage halfback Jay Renton to make surprise Southland Stags debut

Jay Renton will start at halfback for the Southland Stags against Hawke's Bay in Napier.<p>Teenager Jay Renton is set to make a surprise debut for the …

New Zealand News

What the District could do to help curb prescription-drug abuse

<i>Oye I. Owolewa is a pharmacist.</i><p>According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,young adults (18 to 25 years old) are America’s most common abusers of prescription drugs — most notably opioid pain relievers, stimulants meant to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and …

Addiction

Best Deals on Family-Friendly Cars

When it comes to time to choose a new family vehicle, it is important to consider how it will be used in the years to come. Children not only will …

Trucks

E-cigarettes are a gateway to real cigarettes for Britain's young

Young people in Britain who use e-cigarettes (vape) are nearly four times more likely to start smoking cigarettes than their non-vaping peers, our …

Parenting Teens

World's Best Teens Compete in Microsoft Office World Championship

This July, we asked for software tips from the 2017 Microsoft Office National Champions, a set of charming teens who are officially the best at using …

Lifestyle

Study of e-cigarettes in UK teenagers gives mixed signals

LONDON: A British study into smoking and e-cigarette use among UK teenagers has produced mixed results, prompting scientists to caution against …

Research

Cowabunga - A Teenage Mutant's Favorite Word

Cowabunga by Jango Snow<p>Cowabunga is so much more than a funny sounding word- it's an attitude, a lifestyle and a motto for the TMNT to live by, plus …

This Trendy New Teen Challenge is One We Can Get Behind

Teens are taking this fun first-day-of-school challenge—and we approve! We probably wouldn't wear some of these outfits, though...<p>Social media challenges aren't always fun and games. Teens have started some seriously dangerous fads, from the deceptively scary eraser challenge to the outright …

Parenting Teens

Let’s face reality: US Teens engage with iMessage more than any other social platform

No one really seems to talk about it or acknowledge it, but iMessage is where a lot of mobile usage is trending towards, particularly for Gen-Z, and …

iMessage

Facebook shifts focus away from teens with launch of new video platform

Facebook’s latest attempt to appeal to teens has quietly closed its doors. The social media platform’s Lifestage app (so unsuccessful that this is probably the first time you’ve heard of it) was launched a little under a year ago to resounding apathy and has struggled ever since.<p>Yet, as is Silicon …

Most teens risk eye infections with nasty contact lens habits, CDC says

Most teenagers and young adults who wear contact lenses have at least one bad habit that raises their risk of a nasty eye infection, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday.<p>These bad habits include not removing their lenses before bedtime, wearing them in the swimming pool and …

For Teens

Aussie teens want 'glamorous' jobs like footballers, actors and YouTubers: report

Several Aussie teens are aiming for “glamour jobs,” a new report reveals.