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January 06, 2017
Have you ever heard of a 'Finstagram'? Here's what it is, and why parents need to know about it.
Finsta: The Conversation You Need to Have with Your Teen | Social Media Today
September 19, 2016
The vast majority of kids now use the Internet, and every parent has a responsibility to educate them about online safety.
10 Internet Commandments for Kids Going Online [Infographic] | Social Media Today
June 24, 2016
The majority of fathers use social media more once they become parents. This is just one of the data points from a new study into how Dads use social - this infographic breaks down the insights.
Men Use Social More After Becoming Dads [Infographic] | Social Media Today
March 24, 2016
Facebook has released new data on the factors that influence the purchase decisions of the modern parent.
What's Influencing the Purchase Decisions of Parents? [Infographic]
January 31, 2016
Becoming a parent is a life changing experience, and these days, social media is playing an increasingly significant role in that transition. How significant? Now that’s an interesting question, and one which Facebook has sought to address.
Facebook Releases Data on How to Connect with Parents via The Social Network | Social Media Today
July 24, 2015
The study broke down parents’ social media behaviors into a variety of behaviors and ranked how likely parents were to use social for those behaviors. In terms of connecting with other parents on social, mothers in general were much more supportive of other parents, with 53 percent to fathers’ 33 percent reporting they are very likely to use social to respond to “good news” about other parents’ children. 35 percent of mothers, and 28 percent of fathers, were very likely to use social to respond to parenting questions posed by other parents.
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July 17, 2015
In t he latest Pew Research report , analysts have looked at how parents use social media channels, providing a wide range of insights into what platforms they use, how they use them and who they’re connecting with. The report provides some great data on how social channels are being utilized by parents, insights that can help marketers better understand and focus their advertising efforts to this demographic set.
Parents Most Active on Facebook, Pinterest [Report] | Social Media Today
June 17, 2015
Euro RSCG Worldwide asked 1,000 dads across the U.S. how the Internet and social media has influenced their parenting skills. The survey reve aled that dads are actually doing a pretty good job keeping up with tech and digital (of those who try) -- comparable to their youngsters at home. 77 percent of digital dads are connected to their kids on Facebook, Twitter, and other social sites -- to stay connected, of course, and perhaps also to keep tabs. And, when it's all too much, 61 percent know when to tell the kids to unplug.
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October 05, 2011
We live in a day-and-age where every Social account synchronizes with a smart phone. No one is out of reach. We can engage with anyone at any time. That is why more teachers should embrace the idea of utilizing Social Media to connect with their students and parents. As a society, it is time to accept this idea as well.
September 20, 2010
Responsible parents have always worked hard at keeping track of their kids and to see if they are being truthful when they report in about what they have been doing. This involved having kids call to check in or it required parents to be calling their children to see where they are and what they are doing.