Teens

Newly Surfaced Video Reveals Donald Trump Boasting About Hiring ‘Beautiful’ Teenage Waitress

A newly uncovered video of Donald Trump from before he was president shows the former businessman bragging about hiring a teenage waitress just …

Donald Trump

Facebook just acquired TBH, the anonymous app popular with high school kids

TBH was kind of the social media hit of the summer.<p>Facebook is trying to find more teenage users, so it just acquired an anonymous app called TBH popular among high schoolers.<p>TBH announced the deal Monday and a Facebook spokesperson confirmed the app will remain active and the startup's founders …

Facebook

Facebook Acquires 'tbh,' an Anonymous App for Teens

Facebook’s new messaging app is all about teenagers.<p>The social network said Monday that it bought the free anonymous messaging app ‘tbh’ for an …

Not All Teens Are A**holes

On a recent trip to the movies, I pulled out my phone to take a selfie with my family. In his characteristic fashion, my teenage son gave a thumbs-up …

Parenting

Snapchat's Popularity Solid With Teens

At least for the moment, Snapchat is still cool.<p>That’s according to a new report from Piper Jaffray, which surveyed approximately 6,100 U.S. teens. …

Advertising Industry

Where Are Snapchat's Teen Users Coming From?

48% of U.S. teens prefer Snapchat over any other social network. Which apps are losing favor?<p>Snapchat's biggest strength is its highly engaged young …

Stocks

Facebook buys teen app tbh

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc (FB.O) has acquired tbh, an app popular among teens, as the world's largest social network looks to attract more users.<p>The app, an acronym for "To be Honest", allows users to anonymously answer multiple choice questions about friends, who then receive the poll results as …

Facebook

Rwanda: Police in New Drive to End Teenage Pregnancy

Child marriage is a serious violation of human rights and the Rwanda society should be aware of the peril caused by underage pregnancies, especially …

Pregnancy

N.B. city expected to set Halloween curfew, bans older teens from trick-or-treating

BATHURST, N.B. -- Changes to a controversial Halloween bylaw that bans older teens from trick-or-treating and sets an early curfew in a northern New …

Canadian News

Teens Love the App TBH, so Facebook Is Buying TBH

You know what they say: If you can’t bring the teens to Facebook, just … buy the app where they’re all hanging out. Or something like that. On …

Opinion: How to end teen bullying, from a Muslim who was targeted

I was in seventh grade when a fellow classmate remarked, “I wonder how skinny Ishaq would be without the bomb strapped to his chest.”<p>Looking back, I …

Bullying

This Is How Much Weight College Students Really Gain Over 4 Years

A new study has debunked the idea of the “Freshman 15”—but that doesn’t mean college students are in the clear when it comes to weight. Young adults …

College & University

Facebook will train British teens to stand up to online bullying

We already knew that Facebook was no longer the worst social media platform for cyberbullying, but now the company is taking a big step to actually …

Bullying

A novel to break software developer stereotypes

I would like to share my side project with this community. I call it, "My Evil Plan to Save the World." I am very interested in increasing diversity …

Programming

Facebook has acquired viral anonymous app tbh

Facebook just scored a huge win its quest to win over teens.<p>The company has acquired tbh, the anonymous app that's been going viral with teens. The …

Technology

Should Teens Own Smartphones?

When Silicon Valley’s 20-something techno-prodigies were awing the world with new, shiny, unveilings of iPods and then iPhones and then iPads, many …

Facebook Just Bought The Top Teen App. Here's What You Need To Know

If you've never heard of the app TBH that's fine, but to be honest, it's something you're going to hear about a lot more: Facebook just acquired it …

Advertising Industry

Syrian family could be torn apart after Home Office say teenage son must leave UK

A Syrian family fear they will be torn apart after the Home Office said their young son must be deported from the UK.<p>The Mirzo family were reunited …

Refugees

Social Media Is Fueling a Scary Trend for Teen Anxiety

Experts in teenage mental health say social media is a significant factor in a rising tide of anxiety among teenagers and adolescents.<p>Some victims …

Social Media

Facebook acquires beloved teen app 'tbh'

Facebook just nabbed a popular new teen app called tbh.<p>Teens have been flocking to the app -- named after the acronym frequently used in texts, "to be honest" -- to participate in anonymous polls and give feedback to friends.<p>The app creators control the content of the polls, like "Best person to go …

Facebook

New Amazon app could impede teens' money literacy

A new app introduced by Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) last week that allows teenagers ages 13 through 17 to set up an online account that’s connected to and monitored by their parents could ultimately do more harm than good.<p>“Well, it’s been called an allowance tool,” ‘Make Your Kids a Money Genius’ author …

Technology

Teenagers missing in Cianten river

Three teenagers from Bogor regency remain missing after they were carried away by the strong currents of Cianten river in Cibungbulang subdistrict, …

Search and Rescue

Is Your Kid Hooked on Smartphones? 5 Tips for Parents

There is growing concern among parents, educators and mental health experts that excessive smartphone use may be contributing to the recent surge in …

Parenting

Pimples are for teenagers. So how come I’m still getting them?!

Pimples are a scourge of teenage years, right? But anyone who has looked in the mirror and found an unwelcome zit in their 20s, 30s or even later can tell you that clear skin isn’t always one of adulthood’s privileges.<p>A stray pimple — or ongoing breakouts — aren’t unusual for adult women, says Nada …

News (U.S.)

Snapchat still top for US teens despite Instagram's copycat moves

Snapchat is the preferred social media platform for almost 50% of US teens according to new research from investment firm Piper Jaffray.<p>Despite …

Teens are suffering from anxiety more than depression

<b>The cover story</b> of tomorrow's N.Y. Times Magazine, "More American Teenagers Than Ever [Are] Suffering From Severe Anxiety," is this week's most-read …

Donald Trump

Why tenagers aren't very good at judging their peers' behaviour

When you think about teenage peer pressure, plenty of images likely come to mind. Perhaps a classic after school TV special or dramatic D.A.R.E. …

New Zealand News

A 1969 Playbook on Getting Teenage Boys

<i>How to Get a Teen-Age Boy and What to Do with Him When You Get Him</i> <b><br>by Ellen Peck (1969)</b>Let’s have a look inside at a few pages of this book written by …

Parenting

What Motivates Teenagers' Online Word-of-mouth On Products?

Tina is a 15-year-old high school student from a middle-class family and lives in Indian Silicon Valley Bengaluru. In today's world, she is known as …

Messaging

7 Ways Dads Can Stay Close to Their Young Adult Kids

01 of 07<p>Learn to Text<p>Fathers, if they haven't already, should invest in a smartphone and learn to text. Young adults are more likely to respond to a …

Parenting