Author: Cara O'Flynn

At Work, Gen Z Sets High Expectations and Enforces Them Through Social Media

5 things to know about Gen Z at work.

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Tiffany Oluoch

Kids in Brazil and Mexico Are Avid Social Media Users and Gamers

Brazilian and Mexican kids are even more tech-savvy than their global peers, with more access to devices and social media platforms – and most of them are gamers!

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Jasmine Zarazaga, Natalia Ramirez

Indian Teens and Young Adults Are Increasingly Cynical About Relationships

Few are in committed relationships – and over half believe a best friend can be a soul mate.

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MTV India Insights Studio

Kids Have Access to Many Devices and Use Social Media Mainly to Consume Content

They have access to 3 connected devices on average and 60% use social media.

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James Guerrier

Australians Want Better On-Screen Representation, But Some Believe It’s Getting Worse

Most Australians want to see more diversity in TV shows and movies. Nearly 1 in 4 feel poorly represented – and they’re more inclined to think things are getting worse instead of better.

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Gareth Tomlin

Kids Today Want to Have Fun and Make the World a Better Place

Our latest study reveals that kids are budding activists who see the world’s beauty – and its problems.

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Alice Tofi

The Four Ingredients of “Talkable” TV Shows

Shows that get us talking make us feel, think, rethink, and belong.

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Anna Noel Taylor

Reflecting Me: The Video

A video from our new study shows how people around the world feel about on-screen representation.

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James Guerrier

The World According To Kids

How would kids describe the world in three words? Find out in our latest study of global kids.

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Christian Kurz

Improving On-Screen Diversity and Authenticity Is Important to Global Audiences

Change has been slow for people who feel under-represented, but optimism about the future is widespread.

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Christian Kurz

Did You Watch?: The Video

A video from our latest TV study illustrates the ways people benefit from “TV talk.”

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Anna Noel Taylor

Motivating Black Male Voters to Action for the 2020 US Presidential Vote

Kamala Harris is the first Black woman on an American presidential ticket, raising expectations for higher Black voter turnout in November. Earlier this year, we conducted research on why Black men have been less likely to vote – and how to increase their participation.

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Bianca Pryor

Smart Speakers Are Becoming Part of Daily Life

While those with access to voice technology use it regularly, most are not taking full advantage of its potential.

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Katie Maggio

Gen Z Uses Creativity to Cope With Stress

For global teens and young adults, the online world inspires stress as well as new forms of self-expression.

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Matthew Jafar

Today’s TV: The Video

We’ve never had so many ways to watch TV. A new video illustrates what TV means to viewers around the world in this changing landscape.

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Anna Noel Taylor, Christian Kurz

Colombian Kids Use Online Games and TV to Cope with Stress

Kids in Colombia are forward-thinking, self-assured, tech-savvy – and don’t take social media too seriously.

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Jasmine Zarazaga

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of World Television Day

It's World Television Day! Check out our latest stories about how people around the world are viewing.

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Christian Kurz

Indian Youth and the Emergence of Dark Social

In India, young people want to share on private social platforms so they can protect their public online identities.

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Kids in Nigeria and South Africa: Confident, Yet Sheltered

A Nickelodeon Kids & Family GPS study looks at what kids in Nigeria and South Africa are like – and how they differ from their global peers.

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Gen X Women Incite Change Through Individual Actions

When Gen X women come up against gender discrimination, they work around the problem covertly. Their individual actions have collectively redefined expectations for women today.

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Anna Noel Taylor

Gen X Today: The Documentary

Our new 10-minute documentary shines a light on the lives of Gen Xers around the world.

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VIMN Unveils Findings From New Research Gen X Today: My life. My way.

New study shows Gen X values sex over friendship, has killed the mid-life crisis, dismantled traditional gender and family roles, and redefined the workplace

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For Gen X, Midlife Is No Crisis

Having no f*cks to give about how they’re “supposed” to live, Gen Xers do what works for them – and are pretty happy as a result, according to Viacom International’s newest study.

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At Work, Gen X Want Flexibility and Fulfilment More Than a Corner Office

Work-life balance is the key ingredient for Gen X career success, according to Viacom International’s latest study.

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Gen X’s Unconventional Approach To Sex, Friendship and Family

Gen X find satisfaction in relationships by ignoring tradition, according to a new Viacom International study

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LGBT Acceptance Is on the Rise Among Global Parents

Global parents’ views of the LGBT community are loosening up — and entertainment has a powerful influence upon their attitudes, according to a new study.

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Following the Brexit Vote, Young Europeans Worry About Restricted Travel

Viacom International spoke with European youth immediately following the Brexit vote - and the implications of potential travel difficulties emerged as a key concern

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