On the 6th anniversary of the mass shooting in Parkland, Fla., gun control advocates experiment with AI-generated audio messages of recreated voices of victims of gun violence pleading for change.
If you end statements as if they're questions and speak with vocal fry, you may have "TikTok voice."
Voters under 30 tend to lean left of center overall and could make a major difference for Democratic candidates. Will they turn out in strong enough numbers to help President Biden win reelection?
Democrats are counting on young voters to come out in big numbers in 2024. And strategists say a strong online presence is a key way to keep them engaged. Which in part means, here come the memes.
Holiday wish lists are all dewy skin drops, hyaluronic acid and lip oil — leaving parents amused and confused.
Gen Z is feeling the love for Snoopy, who is flying off store shelves and going viral on TikTok. Here's why teens and twenty-somethings are newly obsessed (not that there has to be a reason).
As another major election inches closer, Democrats are navigating how TikTok fits into their 2024 campaign strategy, as the social media platform continues to be a top destination for young Americans.
A University of California Los Angeles survey study shows that Generation Z is much more interested in seeing stories about platonic relationships than those featuring sex and romance.
Washington Post columnist and tech journalist Taylor Lorenz chronicles the history of the internet in her new book, Extremely Online.
Climate change is a major issue for young voters, but so far, it has not been a major mobilizing force in U.S. elections. Some environmental action groups see that changing.
Gen Z and millennial voters should dominate the electorate in coming years. A poll from the Sine Institute, exclusively obtained by NPR, shows how 18- to 34-year-old Americans feel about the future.
Young voters are growing as a dominant portion of the electorate. At the same time, more are becoming eligible to launch their own bids for office. Now, a new PAC wants to help them run — and win.
Democrats are aiming to make gains in North Carolina in 2024. And that path to victory in the state runs through its small towns and youngest voters. Here's where some of them stand.
A striking decline in teen mental health has coincided with the rise of smartphones and social media. Is social media causing the mental health challenges? Finally, research can answer that question.
With fewer assets to erode, and flexibility to change jobs, Gen Z is positioned well for inflation, but that's not how they're seeing it.