There’s lots of buzz about addictive games taking up any free time a person has left in a day—Angry Birds, anyone?—but is there a way this modern behavior can be leveraged for the [...]
By Ken Szubzda
At first I was skeptical of the iPad. “It’s just an oversized iPod touch!” I thought. Well, actually I was right. However, that’s what makes it so awesome. Apps a[...]
By Ken Szubzda
Why don’t I like Twitter? As a teenager, I think Twitter just doesn’t seem that useful. Albeit simple and easy to use, will 140 characters of text really going to[...]
By Adam Winograd
My mom raised an interesting point while the two of us were driving on the highway the other day.
“Why do teenagers love to text so much?” she asked. She[...]
Teenagers are spending so much time jumping from one techno-gizmo to the next—like Facebook, YouTube, iPods, texting, and video games—that all the switching may actually be making [...]
By Tara Cousineau, Ph.D.
It’s no secret that social networking is the cultural currency of the day – in particular among youth. The most exciting developments may [...]
With all of the hype in the media these past few weeks about social networking sites, in part due to the recent premiere of the movie The Social Network, I was struck by the upsett[...]
By Adam Winograd, Teen Contributor
I just saw The Social Network. The movie chronicles the controversy over the founding of the social networking site Facebook. I thought the mo[...]
Did you know that there are more than 500 million active users on Facebook? If you can’t grasp that number, more impressively that translates to about one of every fourteen people [...]
As of Thursday, Sept. 30, it will be against the law to text while driving in Massachusetts. The new law is toughest on teens: if you’re 16 or 17, it will be illegal to text OR mak[...]
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