Facebook started in colleges. Japanese live video startup TwitCasting said yesterday that it owns 50 percent of the college market in Japan — and it’s coming here.
Google and its partners provide small, concrete tasks; teens choose tasks that interest them and earn points for each task completed.
Justin Beiber has invested $1.1 million into what is supposed to be the next teen social app to address teen-needs that aren’t already being met by social networks today.
Editor's Pick URBAN TxT, a Los Angeles program teach young minority kids to build iPhone apps, open-source technologies, and Facebook apps, is raising $100,000 via nonprofit crowdfunding site Razoo to help black and Latino kids avoid gangs, learn to code, and stay in school.
It’s not just the the NSA or FBI that today’s kids have to worry about snooping on their phones and tracking their locations. Their parents are doing a fine job of that all on their own, thank you very much.
Sadly, the youth of today are just as bone-headed as they were when you were in high school; they’re just more publicly bone-headed.
These three teens have designed flashlights that work without batteries, signals that move traffic out of the way of emergency vehicles, and new flu medicines.
Editor’s Pick For some kids, the opportunity to go to Stanford University for a CompSci degree sounds like a death sentence. For real.
As in, a bullet in the brain.
Score one for the grownups! New data from the Pew Research Center shows that while teens dominate pretty much all the social networks in existence, adults still reign supreme on Instagram. And when it comes to Pinterest, adults bury the teenyboppers.
Think about how you picked a college.
Qustodio, which creates software that lets parents see into a child’s browsing behavior and application use on many devices, received $1 million in seed funding today.
Editor’s Pick “When I first saw a thinspiration blog, all I wanted to do was get it shut down. Then I saw how much my friends were getting from it. This wasn’t my battle; it was theirs.”
Now people can send embarrassing videos of themselves through Snapchat, the messaging app that destroys the message after it has been read.
Apple has worked hard to keep the app store free of porn. But it looks like one developer has snuck an app with violent sexual content — including references to pedophilia — into the app store right under Apple’s nose.
Wondering what to get that kid on your Christmas list? Wonder no more, the answer is easy. But warm up the credit cards — it is going to put a massive dent in your finances.
Sure, Facebook is the world’s largest social network — and the one currently ranked highest by teens. But don’t count the little blue bird out yet: Twitter just might be winning the youth numbers game.
Students are using Facebook and Twitter all the time, but for most, it’s hardly something they’d like future employers — or college admission counselors — to seem. That’s a problem that will soon be in the rear-view mirror, if new startup Meritful is successful.
AwesomenessTV is so awesome that they snagged $3.5 million in a first round of investment.
It could be another case of inappropriate teen behavior on social media. But this time, it’s not just a relatively harmless video of teens partying or sexting: It’s a deadly, alleged attack on a disabled 62-year-old father who was collecting bottles for extra money.
Hey kids: If you’ve got a great idea for a startup, we know a guy who’d love to help you out over the summer.
Parents: I hope you bought your teen an unlimited texting and data plan to go with that new cell phone, otherwise you’re in for a scary surprise come bill time.
A recent study shows that teens are much more interested in engineering when they’re simply exposed to it.
Teenage entrepreneurship gets a lot of press these days, and looking over the teams from the Teens In Tech incubator, it’s easy to see why.