#SMTLive Schedule


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
August 17, 2016
Teens often lead the way in wider social media trends, and as such, brands need to be paying attention to significant teen user shifts.
Follow the Teens. No Seriously. | Social Media Today
May 12, 2016
For her new book, Nancy Jo Sales interviewed hundreds of teens to get some insight into the impact of social networking - David Meerman Scott discusses her findings in this post.
Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers | Social Media Today
November 10, 2015
On a new episode of the "All the Social Ladies" podcast, Carrie Kerpen interviews her teenage daughter Charlotte to get the lowdown on how younger users are approaching social media.
November 07, 2015
In an attempt to help parents get a better perspective on the impacts of social media, social insights company Qualtrics surveyed more than 1,000 parents of at least one child aged between 8 and 17 to find out
Texting, Sexting and Cyberbullying – What Do You Parents Think Their Are Kids Doing Online? [Infographic] | Social Media Today
August 07, 2015
Social media plays a big role, online networks are crucial to how the next generation interacts. But when it comes to connecting, text messaging is their preferred method, with 55% of teens saying they communicate via text message daily. This is one of the findings of a new Pew Research report into how teenagers are using technology, providing insight into how the younger generation interac ts.
Text Messaging is the Dominant Form of Communication Among Teens [Report] | Social Media Today
April 12, 2015
Literally every time I get into a conversation about the value of social media, there is always a non-believer that triumphantly proclaims that Facebook is dead and teens leaving. Facebook is old and lame…it’s not “on fleek”. Well guess what? The kind folks over at the Pew Research Center did a study that found that 71% of teens between the ages of 13 to 17 use Facebook.
November 19, 2013
Do not lock young people out of public life. Teens need to be supported in how to think about these issues - and even fail. Helping them figure out problems themselves will help them learn. The digital industry, parents, teachers and mentors all need to be part of this.
October 18, 2013
"Dear Socially Stephanie, What's the best way to reach a teenaged audience?" You need to know how to talk to them, and you need to know where they are on social media. So where are they? On their mobile devices. Here's how to connect with them via mobile apps, Instagram, Vine and SnapChat.
August 14, 2013
Facebook alone has over one billion active monthly users and 13 million of them have never touched their privacy settings. Teens are sharing more on social media today than they were when the first Pew privacy study was done in 2006. Do these stats show that young people are more confident about their privacy on social media or that they are less concerned?