Making Kids Our Nation's Top Priority

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Thought Leaders Recognize the Importance of Research in Kids' Media

July 14, 2022

Common Sense attended the international ICA conference and identified key trends in media influence on children to explore.

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YouTube Is Missing an Opportunity to Be a Leader in Diverse, Representative Kids' Media

June 14, 2022

New research from Common Sense reveals kids are viewing content that isn't representative of the world they live in, and that matters.

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Authentic Diversity in Movies Wins at the Box Office and with Kids

May 31, 2022

New research reinforces the value of authentic representation in film.

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Ensuring Healthy Development in the Digital Age

April 4, 2022

The Common Sense Early Childhood Toolkit helps children develop vital executive functioning skills.

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What Are Kids Doing in the Metaverse?

March 23, 2022

Our new report shares the details families, companies, and lawmakers need to keep kids safe.

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Kids' Media Use Accelerated Rapidly During the Pandemic

March 23, 2022

The Common Sense Census 2021 reveals what tweens and teens truly enjoy about media … and what they don’t.

Why We Shouldn’t Demonize Kids’ Screen Time

December 13, 2021

New research reveals how tweens and teens have been using media to connect, create and learn during the pandemic.

The Research Is Clear: Our Kids' Privacy Is at Risk

November 17, 2021

Despite some improvements, our new State of Kids' Privacy report shows popular apps and devices pose real threats.

Watching the News with Your Kids

November 4, 2021

Why parental co-viewing helps your kids better understand the complex relationship between race and the news media.