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Don’t Feed the Trolls

Don’t Feed the Trolls

But if you feel you have to respond, be polite and stick to the facts.By Allison Tomai Felsen August 4, 2022Ever heard the expression “don’t feed the trolls?” Maybe it was in a news article about the rise of clickbait posting and algorithms designed to show us content...

Sex Ed? On TikTok?

Sex Ed? On TikTok?

It's more likely than you think.By Sam AkersMay 20, 2022Kids these days are all about TikTok, and I’ll admit it, I’m into it too! From watching morning routines to dances to Lizzo’s newest song, I love a good scroll. Social media provides a platform where people can...

Love in the Time of COVID

Love in the Time of COVID

Well, really, relationships, love, and intimacy…By Milagros Garrido, MS, PMP February 11, 2021Worldwide, the pandemic has brought unexpected changes in the ways in which we work, learn, play, and love. I feel that in many ways, I am experiencing a pandemic-induced...

Influencers are Leading the Online Sex Ed Revolution!

Influencers are Leading the Online Sex Ed Revolution!

Young people are leading in delivering quality content and health information to their peers.By Genevieve Martínez García, PhD September 22, 2020Sex education is everywhere—in schools, in clinics, in places of faith, and of course on your screen. Sex ed in digital...

Iterate and Pivot: More Lessons Learned for Internet Advertising

Iterate and Pivot: More Lessons Learned for Internet Advertising

We are excited to share these lessons we learned in internet advertising.By Genevieve Martínez García, PhD February 27, 2020This is part five of a series. Miss something? Check it out: Introduction Lessons 1-2 Lessons 3-4 Lessons 5-6 Each video in this elearning...

The Algorithm Police: Are Social Media Policies Biased?

The Algorithm Police: Are Social Media Policies Biased?

Social media algorithms may be biased against plus-sized bodies, LGBTQ+ people, and women of color.By Ella Dorval Hall February 20, 2020We frequently get caught up in assessing the negative effects of social media for young people, particularly when it comes to their...

Platform and Targeting: More Lessons Learned for Internet Advertising

Platform and Targeting: More Lessons Learned for Internet Advertising

Looking to recruit youth for research studies? Harness the power of internet advertising in your recruitment efforts. By Genevieve Martínez-García, PhDJanuary 9, 2020This is part four of a series. Miss something? Check it out: Introduction Lessons 1-2 Lessons 3-4 Each...

Using Internet Advertising to Recruit Youth

Using Internet Advertising to Recruit Youth

Follow along as our Director of Innovation and Research, Genevieve Martínez-García, shares lessons learned for how to effectively recruit youth into programs and research studies using internet advertising.By Genevieve Martínez García, PhD November 14, 2019Looking to...

#HealthyTeen18 #StandingStrong Social Media Highlights

#HealthyTeen18 #StandingStrong Social Media Highlights

Here are some of the highlights from our 2018 conference. This year, the theme was #StandingStrong.By Gina Desiderio November 1, 2018Well, we made it back from San Diego, and we are still in awe of how much fun and learning we shared with our #HealthyTeen18 conference...

Screening and Enrolling Study Participants Online

Screening and Enrolling Study Participants Online

This two-part interactive blog will share our lessons learned in successfully recruiting, screening, and enrolling participants into our two research studies.By Genevieve Martínez García, PhD By Nicholas Sufrinko By Milagros Garrido, MS, PMP May 24, 2017Websites for...

Top Tips for Using Social Media to Recruit Study Participants

Top Tips for Using Social Media to Recruit Study Participants

This two-part interactive blog will share our lessons learned in successfully recruiting, screening, and enrolling participants into our two research studies.By Genevieve Martínez García, PhD By Nicholas Sufrinko By Milagros Garrido, MS, PMP May 11, 2017Ever wondered...

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