“If you’re a teen, or have spent much time actually talking to teens, the findings are unsurprising and a little heartwarming. If you fall into neither of those categories, they might be a little more surprising. Social media: It’s good!” NY Mag: Teens Would Like You to Know Social Media Is Actually Good So Leave Us Alone, Mom. (And, seriously, who knows what’s better for them than a teen?!)

+ Pew: Teens’ Social Media Habits and Experiences. (These researchers from Pew should be given credit for getting teens to talk to them at all…)