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Author: Ron Geraci

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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Consumers Want Character-Branded Baby Products That Make a Child Smile

A Nickelodeon International study reveals how parents, extended family members, and other gift-givers make decisions about infant products.

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Global Kids Find New Content from Favorite Cable Channels and Word-of-Mouth

A new Nickelodeon Kids & Family GPS infographic reveals that kids hear about new shows mostly from cable channels, family, and friends.

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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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For Global Kids, Linear TV Is the #1 Source

A new Nickelodeon Kids & Family GPS infographic reveals that global kids are most likely to use linear TV to watch TV and video content.

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For Global Kids, Screens Are as Much a Part of Childhood as Playgrounds

Kids are spending more time with screens than playing outdoors—and while they have countless entertainment options on their devices, parents wield a quiet influence.

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Anxious Parenting Has Bred a Generation of Responsible Kids

Global parents today are nervous--and as a result, kids tend to play by the rules, according to a new analysis by Nickelodeon Kids and Family GPS.

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With So Many Ways to Watch TV Content, Kids Choose Whatever Is Easiest

Kids are drawn to devices and sources that they can navigate independently, according to a new Nickelodeon Kids and Family GPS project.

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In an Uncertain World, Global Parents Turn to Overprotection

Parents around the world are anxious -- and they protect their kids through "friendship."

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This Is Our Audience: Kids and Family

A new video summarizes some key themes from Nickelodeon Kids and Family GPS’s conversations with over 60,000 kids and parents in 24 countries in 2015.

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Global Kids Are Enthusiastic and Engaged Movie Fans

Kids love engaging with movies—and parents want to enjoy them too, according to a recent Viacom International Media Networks study.

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Pied Piper or Follower: Australian Kids and the Meaning of “Fandom”

Fandom is nothing new—but in today’s online society, it means something new to be a devoted fan. A new study by Nickelodeon Australia delves into the topic of kids and fandom.

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How Kids Influence Food-Related Purchases

A Nickelodeon Kids and Family GPS study takes a look at family dynamics surrounding kids and food, with a focus on breakfast.

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Little Big Influencers in Northern Europe

Kids in Northern Europe have a lot of influence over their parents’ purchase decisions, according to a recent Nickelodeon Kids & Family GPS study.

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Kids and Gaming in the UK

Most kids in the UK today are gamers. A new study by Nickelodeon UK takes a look at how boys and girls play, and how they hear about new games.

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Global Families’ Views on Marriage and Children

While global parents and kids have fairly relaxed attitudes toward some family-related social issues, Millennial parents are a little more conservative than Gen X parents, according to a recent Nickelodeon Kids & Family GPS study.

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Views on Money Among Global Young Families

As Millennials become parents, what are their financial lives like? Nickelodeon Kids & Family GPS found out in a recent study on Millennial and Gen X parents.

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Kids and Devices: TV Is Easiest, Tablets Are Most Portable

What attributes do kids associate with the different devices they use to watch content? Nickelodeon Kids & Family GPS recently...

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Nickelodeon Family GPS Recalibration: Kids and Winning

Millennials were brought up to believe they are special. As they become parents themselves, how do they feel about competitive...

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Global Kids’ Responsibilities, Rules, and Repercussions at Home

Are kids around the world helping at home? When they break their parents’ rules … what happens? And do Millennial...

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Habits and Attitudes of Italian Parents

A recent Nickelodeon Kids & Family GPS analysis takes a look at how parents in Italy differ from their global peers.

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Engagement and Loyalty Among Latin American Tweens

What inspires engagement and loyalty in tweens in Latin America? To find out, Nickelodeon Kids and Family GPS conducted a...

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As Millennials Become Parents, Global Family Dynamics Change

What are family dynamics like around the world today? As Millennials have children of their own, how do their parenting...

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What’s Hot in Gaming Among Global Parents and Kids?

What role does gaming play in kids’ lives? What drives gaming choices, what devices do they use, and what types...

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Modern Mums in Australia: Paranoid or Prepared?

When it comes to understanding moms today, there is no one-size-fits-all solution. Those with young kids span two generations, Millennials...

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Spending and Saving Among Latin American Tweens

What are Latin American tweens’ habits when it comes to spending and saving? A recent Nickelodeon study based on an...

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Kids of Today and Tomorrow- Post-Millennials

“Humor is the social currency for these happy, less stressed, overprotected achievers.” With our “The Next Normal” study, we went...

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