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New apps encourage positivity (podcast)

We've heard the stories about how anonymous social-messaging apps can be havens for bullying. But a pair of new smartphone apps seek to accentuate the positive.

By December 19, 2014

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Teens continue to flee Facebook, study shows

About 88 percent of teens use the social network, down from 94 percent the year prior, one study finds. But Facebook is also losing popularity in all other age groups.

By December 19, 2014

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Awash with streaming video? Survey says you're not alone

If it seems like almost everybody is streaming TV and movies, a new survey indicates the reason may be simply that many more people are -- and nearly all young people.

By October 29, 2014

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Where do the most people go for TV online? YouTube

A Magid survey found more people report going to Google's video site to watch television shows than Netflix or Hulu.

By September 22, 2014

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Dish grabs new cache of channels for TV service aimed at cord-cutters

Dish's coming Internet-delivered TV service will offer channels like Travel and Food Network from programmer Scripps alongside networks owned by Disney and A+E.

By September 16, 2014

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Cord-cutter wannabes are still a small group, but growing

People who are paying for TV but want to cut the cord remain a niche segment, but one that's getting bigger, especially among young people who yawn at sports, according to a study.

By September 10, 2014

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When it comes to apps, tablet users are bigger spenders

The nearly $100 billion app market may not be dominated by tablets, but slate owners spend more on average for content than their smartphone counterparts.

By September 2, 2014

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For Nintendo GamePad, this retry comes with a toy story

Game maker hopes a bevy of fresh titles with new play styles will make the tablet controller and its accompanying Wii U console more appealing.

By June 10, 2014

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Anonymous isn't synonymous with ominous

[commentary] Just because a site or app lets you post anonymously doesn't mean it's dangerous. There are lots of good uses for these services.

By April 14, 2014

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Author Danah Boyd on why teens and social media are 'complicated' (podcast)

Danah Boyd, principal researcher at Microsoft Research, talks with Larry Magid about her new book, "It's Complicated: The social lives of networked teens."

By February 27, 2014