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Good intentions, bad inventions: the four myths of healthy tech

This report breaks down four common 'healthy tech' myths, by explaining where they come from, what they obscure, and how we can move beyond them. Intended for those designing, developing and regulating emerging technologies, this resource provides teams with fresh ideas for how to analyse...
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How youth navigate the news landscape

A new report finds that teens and young adults express low levels of trust in the news media and use a variety of strategies to confirm, verify, and clarify the stories they care about, according to a study produced by Data & Society Research Institute...
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Nonconsensual image sharing: one in 25 Americans has been a victim of "revenge porn"

Media coverage of revenge porn largely focuses on instances when celebrities have had private nude or explicit photos or videos made public without their consent, but this experience is not limited to the famous and newsworthy.
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Teens, technology and romantic relationships

Summary of findings Adolescence is a time of incredibly physical, social and emotional growth, and peer relationships – especially romantic ones – are a major social focus for many youth. Understanding the role social and digital media play in these romantic relationships is critical, given...
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Teens, technology and friendships

Summary of Findings This report explores the new contours of friendship in the digital age. It covers the results of a national survey of teens ages 13 to 17; throughout the report, the word “teens” refers to those in that age bracket, unless otherwise specified...