Archive | January, 2014

Genuinely Responsible Marketing: Brands can help boost awareness of popular trends that are risky for teens

January 18, 2014

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Have you already heard about “planking” or the “cinnamon challenge”? These quirky and potentially dangerous trends went viral on the Internet and are especially popular among teens. Originating in France as an artistic gesture, ‘planking’ as we know it took on its present day form thanks to two British teens in 2006. They uploaded their […]

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No, Facebook Is Not Dead Among Tweens And Teens

January 14, 2014


“What we’ve learned from working with 16-18 year olds in the UK is that Facebook is not just on the slide, it is basically dead and buried. Mostly they feel embarrassed even to be associated with it” “…the young are moving on to cooler things” Daniel Miller, Professor of Material Culture at University College London People […]

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Why Rainbow Loom Is A Success Among Tweens

January 5, 2014


One of the hot tween trends is the rubber band loom, called Rainbow Loom. A well conceived tool to weave colorful rubber band jewelry. It mainly attracts girls, but I’ve heard that some boys are getting into it as well. Created in 2010, launched in 2011 from the personal website of its creator, Mr. Cheong […]

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