Survey suggests US teenagers prefer YouTube to Netflix
Young people like YouTube? Who knew?! But according to a new survey conducted by US investment firm Piper Jaffray, the fact that American teenagers prefer YouTube to Netflix is newsworthy. The study found that 37% of teenagers...
October 9, 2019
eMarketer says teens are ditching Facebook in France and Germany
It feels like people have been predicting a ‘teen flight’ from Facebook for years now – probably because they have. eMarketer is the latest research firm trying to back up the theory with some actual data, this time...
August 15, 2019
Social media’s impact on the life satisfaction of teenagers is “tiny”
Every generation has its folk devil – the one thing that is apparently going to corrupt and destroy “the young people”. The hula hoop, radio, Hollywood, TV, rock ’n’ roll, Cabbage Patch Kids (maybe), acid house,...
May 8, 2019
Can Facebook ‘Lasso’ teenagers with its new music app?
A 12-month period of misdirected tweets and school-holidays calls to the Music Ally office thinking we were social-music app Musical.ly gave us a ringside seat to the app’s rapid growth, before it was acquired by Chinese...
November 12, 2018
Report 411: The Teenagers Issue
Teens have been the driving force behind popular music and popular culture for almost a century and we use this issue to look at not only how they have shaped music in the past (as both creators and consumers) but also how...
November 15, 2017
Teenagers and Digital Music, April 2015
This infographic is an extract from the Music Ally Report
April 15, 2015
Music teenagers: 60% are streaming while 21% buy downloads
Research firm GlobalWebIndex has been tapping its global panel of teenagers to find out what they’re doing online and how they’re getting their digital entertainment. The results make for interesting reading, with a...
April 2, 2015
Snapchat Discovery to provide ‘disappearing’ videos, news and ads
Social app Snapchat remains hugely popular, particularly with teenagers, but how it’s ever going to make money remains a hot topic for debate. The company’s plans are becoming clearer though: the Wall Street Journal says...
August 25, 2014
Are YouTubers more influential than top musicians among US teens?
Variety brings news of an intriguing survey asking US teenagers who the most influential celebrities are. Only three of the top 10 are ‘traditional’ stars: late actor Paul Walker (sixth), actor Jennifer Lawrence...
August 18, 2014
More research emerges claiming teens are leaving Facebook
Digital agency iStrategyLabs is making waves this morning with a report claiming that 3m US teenagers have "left" Facebook in the last three years.
February 3, 2014
Teens haven’t ditched Facebook (but it might be making them miserable)
We hear you, parents: teenagers rarely need a good reason to be miserable, etc etc.
August 16, 2013