What can we learn from the infodemic that has been as present throughout pandemic as the virus itself? This may be labelled the pandemic that flourished on poor communications. From the very nature of the way the news of the virus broke, to the conspiracy theories and false claims that have circled since. The daily […]Read more "Will there be a vaccine for the infodemic?"
Should more be done to proactively advise staff on the importance of wording?Read more "Because Words Matter"
As news media loses trust, what do younger audiences turn to for information, particularly during lockdown? Several surveys have highlighted the ongoing shift in trust that the UK has towards media, particularly when it comes to trusted information on Covid-19. Survation spoke to over 18s in the UK and found that the BBC remained the […]Read more "How Do Gen Z and Alpha Engage With News?"
After months of digesting a stack of research papers and about to get things into design…the Coronavirus struck. It was inconceivable to put this research report out and speculate on the year ahead for children and young people without contextualising everything with the pandemic in mind. Engaging Youth 2020 is out now – download here […]Read more "Engaging Youth 2020 – Research Report on Children and Young People in the UK"
We’re all feeling it let’s be honest. Whether it’s concerns over health, earning a living or simply getting the weekly shopping in, this surreal time is challenging even the chilliest amongst us. But how are young people coping? Whilst many of us have worked from home before, very few of us will have experienced home […]Read more "Lockdown Life – Mental Wellbeing of Young People Pressed"
What impact will uncertainty have on children and young people in 2020?Read more "Uncertain times and the impact on young people"
How are trends in the way young people are using technology and communicating informing your work? Ofcom just dropped their Children and Parents media use and attitudes 2019 report, a global report highlighted the challenges in UK online safety for children this week and the UK Government have just announced a number of changes to […]Read more "What the latest data tells us about young people’s lives online"
“I don’t want your hope. I don’t want you to be hopeful. I want you to panic and act as if the house was on fire” – Greta Thunberg Arguably one of the loudest voices we are familiar with today on climate change, Greta Thunberg is nothing short of an emblem for young people in […]Read more "How do we engage an audience who think everyone has let them down?"
One of the fastest growing apps of 2019, TikTok is enticing brands into the fold alongside their growing user base of mainly young adults. It all began with lip-synching app Music.ly, which had grown from 90 million registered users in 2016 to over 200 million a year later. Chinese technology firm ByteDance ltd acquired it […]Read more "Do you have TikTok nailed for 2020?"
When The Access Platform asked whether we’d like to be a guest on their Inspiration on TAP podcast to talk all things Gen Z, of course… we wanted to share our geekery on the subject! Following the launch of Thread & Fable’s Engaging Youth 2019 report earlier this year, we shared some of the common […]Read more "We Spoke All Things Gen Z to the Inspiration on TAP Podcast"