The survey also finds there is no clear consensus among teens about the effect that social media has on the lives of young people today. The social media landscape in which teens reside looks markedly different than it did as recently as three years ago. In , three online platforms other than Facebook — YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat — are used by sizable majorities of this age group. The shares of teens who use Twitter and Tumblr are largely comparable to the shares who did so in the survey. For the most part, teens tend to use similar platforms regardless of their demographic characteristics, but there are exceptions. Notably, lower-income teens are more likely to gravitate toward Facebook than those from higher-income households — a trend consistent with previous Center surveys.
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Following its merger with musical. Like Snapchat before it, the social media app rose to prominence by appealing to young internet users, a target group that is always keen to move on to the next thing once a platform has hit the mainstream. According to a bi-annual survey by investment bank Piper Sandler , TikTok is currently the third most popular social media platform among U. According to the survey conducted in the fall of , almost 70 percent of American teenagers use TikTok at least once a months vs. This chart shows the most used social media platforms by U. Check our upcoming releases.
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The trial of the two American teens accused of killing an Italian police officer began in Rome Wednesday, with the pair facing charges of aggravated murder and attempted extortion. Gabriel Christian Natale-Hjorth, 19, and Finnegan Elder, 20, have been jailed in the Italian capital since July on suspicion of aggravated murder and attempted extortion. The pair is accused of fatally stabbing Mario Cerciello Rega, a year-old Italian paramilitary policeman, in the early hours of July 26 after a drug deal gone wrong.
Purpose: Reducing disparities in teen pregnancy and birth rates among African American and Latina teens is a central focus of a community-wide teen pregnancy prevention initiative implemented by the South Carolina Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy. Disparities in teen pregnancy and birth rates are driven, in part, by differential access to contraception and reproductive health care services. The purpose of this qualitative study was to understand African American and Latino teens' 1 preferences for finding health information, 2 perceptions of accessing reproductive health services, and 3 beliefs about contraception. Methods: As a part of this community-wide initiative, eight focus groups were conducted in the Fall of with African American and Latino male and female youth from two communities in South Carolina. Among eight focus groups of youth, teens most often reported parents, other trusted relatives, and the Internet as sources of health information.