Tag: teens

I don’t know about you, but I got my first cell phone when I was well past junior high. Fast forward to the year 2013, where 78% of teens ages 12-17 have a cell phone, and almost half of those teens own smartphones.These stats are hot off the...

Parents and teens — will they ever agree on anything? A new study entitled The Online Generation Gap by the Hart Research Associates takes a closer look at the contrasting behaviors and attitudes of parents and teens toward online safety...

Social networking sites, chat rooms, virtual worlds, and blogs are how teens and tweens socialize online; it's important to help your child learn how to navigate these spaces safely. Among the pitfalls that come with online socializing are sharing...

Teens are forming their own values and beginning to take on the values of their peers. As they mature, many are eager to experience more independence from their parents. Teens are closing in on becoming adults, so they need to learn how to exercise...

For activities to help kids sharpen their critical thinking skills, be safer online and on-the-go, and better understand the ads they see around them, visit ftc.gov/livinglifeonline.