WU student wants you to log off (or at least take a step back)
As the founder of the LOG OFF Movement, Lembke aims to tackle the complexity of social media and help parents and kids navigate through the inner workings of these apps.
LOG OFF Movement Founder Testifies in Front of the US Senate
Emma Lembke, a sophomore student in political science at the University of Washington in St. Louis, talks about the harmful effects social media had on her life after she set up an Instagram account in the sixth grade.
LOG OFF Founder speaks at Unfinished Live Conference
In conversation with Omidyar Network’s Michele Lawrence Jawando, four digital natives will illuminate their generation’s shifting attitudes and relationship with tech, explore how the system can best respond, and share bold new visions for the tech future they want to inherit and lead.
Washington University student helps teens deal with social media’s impact on mental health
Emma Lembke is a first-year student at Washington University and wants to create change for years to come.
Lembke launches a movement to help teens overwhelmed by social media
Washington University in St. Louis first-year student Emma Lembke didn’t need a Facebook whistleblower or neuroscience researchers to tell her that social media messes with the adolescent brain. She lived it.
'Log Off' teen discusses mental health harms of social media
Emma Lembke joins News Nation to discuss the need to incorporate Gen-Z voices in policymaking around social media.
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.
MTV LOG OFF Feature
Teens are building a new movement to reform social media in the wake of The Social Dilemma by organizing mass detoxes, speaking out about social media’s impact on their mental health.