2011 study published in the online journal First Monday on the online practices of 1,007 U.S. households with children, including age of initial registration and parental knowledge.
2011 paper by researchers from Boston University and Harvard on Groupon and LivingSocial operations and the extent of merchant benefits.
2010 study in Information, Communication and Society on youth behaviors on social networking sites and implications for academic performance.
2011 study in the journal Evolution and Human Behavior on how different modes of communication impact neural stress and attachment responses.
2009 paper by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign attempted to predict the strength of real-world relationships based on social media interactions.
2011 study by the Dubai School of Government on social networking access and usage during the region's 2011 democracy movements.
2010 paper from the MacArthur Foundation's Youth and Participatory Politics research project on youth media literacy and civic participation.
2010 paper by the Berkman Center at Harvard University on frameworks for evaluating activism in the Internet age, particularly in repressive environments.
2010 report by Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society on global usage of Web-based tools designed to circumvent Internet content filtering.
2011 study by the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, in Psychological Science on the underlying factors that drive people to share news