OUTSIDE THE MOVEMENT.
Welcome to the LOG OFF Press Page! Due to the exponential growth of our movement, we thought it pertinent to create a page to highlight the achievements of our LOG OFF community members. For any press inquiries or statements, refer to the contact below.
December 15, 2020
Many Teens Struggled with Social Media Use in 2020. These Teens Stepped Up to Fight It.
This year has been hard for teens. From stay-at-home orders and virtual learning to missed out opportunities, teens have had a really rough year. On top of that, increased social media use among teens hasn’t helped.
October 19, 2020
Birmingham Teen featured in Worldwide Digital Wellness Report
Emma Lembke, a local teen, was recently featured in the Annual Bagby Digital Wellness Report, a collaborative paper that aims to have a positive impact and to make a change in the ultra-connected society. It is a digital wellness community effort, as it features over 37 expert’s perspectives from 12 countries. Emma is one of the 37 listed in the report alongside industry-leaders like Tiffany Shlain and Amy Giddon.
October 5, 2020
Teen-Led Group Releases New Podcast, Log Off and Listen Up, Discussing Social Media’s Impact on Teens
The Log Off Movement, led by a local teen, is releasing a new podcast series called Log Off and Listen Up, with the goal of showing social media’s effect on mental health. The podcast will also feature digital wellness industry leaders, including Tiffany Shlain and others. The public will also have the chance to influence podcast episodes.
IN THE MEDIA.
December 11, 2022
60 Minutes Overtime
Meet the teens lobbying to regulate social media
When Emma Lembke was a 12-year-old 6th grader, she was excited to join the world of social media. Here was a way to connect instantly to millions of people around the globe from her home in Birmingham, Alabama, she thought. Lembke was eager to express herself through an online persona and explore new information that she otherwise would not have access to. She first signed up for Instagram, and in the first week, she followed Oprah and the Olive Garden.
October 5, 2021
Stand Up! With Pete Dominick
Dr Ina Park and Log Off Movement's Celine Bernhardt-Lanier and Aliza Kopans
At LOG OFF, we are passionate about lowering social media's impact on mental health while teaching teenage users and their parents about how to navigate the vast inner -workings of life on social media.
September 1, 2021
These Young People Want Healthier Social Media
One summer, 15-year-old Emma Lembke heard her phone buzz and immediately lept to check it. But for the first time ever, she stopped before grabbing it and thought about her reaction. In that fleeting moment, she had a deep realisation about the impact of technology on her life.
August 26, 2021
Voices of Youth
LOG OFF, the community promoting healthier social media
One summer day at the end of 9th grade, in the millisecond between the buzz and the Pavlovian response to grab for my phone, I, Emma Lembke, did something I had never done before. I asked myself why I was responding this way to all my digital notifications.