Making Kids Our Nation's Top Priority

Holding Social Media Accountable for Its Role in the Youth Mental Health Crisis

April 19, 2023

Common Sense Media has joined the Dove Self-Esteem Project's Campaign for Kids' Online Safety in its efforts to pass the Kids Online Safety Act in Congress.

Teen Girls Share How They Really Feel About Social Media

March 30, 2023

New research on teen girls' experiences on TikTok, Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, and YouTube highlights how platforms can better protect their mental health.

Teens Are Watching Pornography, and It's Time to Talk About It

January 10, 2023

New research confirms that most teens surveyed have seen online pornography, but conversations with trusted adults can point them toward healthy ways to explore their sexuality.

Social Media Is Doing More Harm Than Good

December 17, 2021

Congress is facing a watershed opportunity to change the trajectory of social media for our kids.

Why We Can't Trust Facebook to Keep Kids Safe

September 30, 2021

Legislation proposed in the CAMRA and KIDS Acts would put much-needed guardrails in place to protect kids and teens online.

Representation Matters: Four Powerful Statements from "Women in Focus: Big Tech and the Future of Hollywood"

April 27, 2021

The event featured women from politics and media discussing everything from the impact of big tech to the importance of representation in movies and TV

Digital "Censorship" Bills Pose Risks to Kids

March 16, 2021

State Lawmakers beware: bills preventing tech’s ability to enforce rules could make online spaces worse for children and teens.