• Instagram just surpassed Snapchat as the most-used app among American teens

    22 days ago - By Business Insider

    Instagram has surpassed Snapchat as the most-used app among American teens, according to a new survey.
    The survey found that 85% of teens said they use Instagram at least once per month, compared to 84% who said they use Snapchat the same amount.
    Overall, Snapchat and Instagram are the two most-used apps among the surveyed teens, while Twitter and Facebook trail behind.
    For the first time, Instagram has beat out Snapchat as the most-used app among teens.
    Investment bank Piper Jaffray released its annual "Taking Stock With Teens" report on Monday, which surveyed 8,600 teens from 48 states...
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  • Tobacco giant Reynolds American will soon start offering a paid parental leave benefit among the best in the US

    Tobacco giant Reynolds American will soon start offering a paid parental leave benefit among the best in the US

    22 days ago - By Business Insider

    Reynolds American, maker of tobacco brands like Newport and Camel, will begin offering 16 weeks of paid parental leave with an additional eight months of flexible scheduling in January.
    The benefit applies to both mothers and fathers, as well as to parents who are giving birth, using a surrogate, or adopting.
    The benefit will be industry-leading and among the best in the United States, which does not have a federal parental leave policy.
    This article is part of Business Insider's ongoing series on Better Capitalism .
    Starting in January, tobacco company Reynolds American will have an...
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  • Crocs' popularity is skyrocketing amongst teens as ugly fashion takes over

    Crocs' popularity is skyrocketing amongst teens as ugly fashion takes over

    22 days ago - By Business Insider

    Crocs' popularity is skyrocketing amongst teens, according to Piper Jaffray's biannual survey.
    The iconic brand is now the 13th most popular footwear brand among teenagers, up from 27th last year.
    Crocs' surge in popularity can be attributed to the rise of "ugly" aesthetics and teens' growing preference for brands over fashion.
    Crocs are experiencing a teenage renaissance.
    The iconic brand's popularity has skyrocketed over the last year, according to Piper Jaffray's biannual survey of teen preferences. According to the report, released on Monday, Crocs now ranks 13th out of all footwear...
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  • Apple's iPhone is still the 'dominant device brand' among American teens

    Apple's iPhone is still the 'dominant device brand' among American teens

    22 days ago - By Chron

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    Apple's iPhone is dominant among American teens.
    82% of teens surveyed say they own an iPhone.
    86% say their next phone will be an iPhone - compared to just 10% who say their next device will run Google's Android.
    Teens in the United States still love the iPhone, with a whopping 82% of teens in a recent study saying that they own one of Apple's phones.
    But the study shows that Apple might even have more room to grow among American teens. 86% of teens surveyed said they think their next phone will be an iPhone.
    Only 10% of teens surveyed said they planned to buy an Android...
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