Ypulse Essentials: 'Stretch Armstrong' Movie, Millennials Off Twitter, Sex Ed In Canada

stretcharmstrong‘Stretch Armstrong’ movie (the first film under Hasbro and Universal’s six-year deal will be released in 2011. Also, casting is underway for a Zac Efron/Vanessa Hudgens-less HSM4 And, nostalgic icons abound at the Licensing Expo) (UPI) (Multichannel) (AdAge, reg. required)

- Global Habbo Youth Survey (the popular teen virtual world polls their U.S. teen base and finds MySpace and YouTube come out in front of Facebook Plus, a hot topic at Twitrcon and the Ypulse Mashup, only 22% of Millennials use Twitter according to a recent study) (Mediaweek) (MediaPost, reg. required)

A plea to Pixar (for a female lead in an animated film who isn’t a princess) (NPR)

-  AllHip Hop Mobile (Real Content Group and AllHipHop.com announce a new  mobile marketing channel that will offer entertainment for consumers and research and marketing services to advertisers. Plus the Vlingo Consumer Mobile Messaging Habits Report offers the latest numbers on teens and texting. Also, Nokia’s popularity with teens falls) (MediaPost, reg. required)

- Junction49 (a UK site to help young volunteers create and carry out their ideas for social action.  Plus, DoSomething’s Nancy Lublin argues the case for lowering the voting age to 17) (Huffington Pos)

- Miley style (Miley Cyrus and BCBG Max Azra team up to launch a new line at Wal-mart) (WWD)

-Highs and lows of MTV Movie Awards (in case you missed it. Plus, ‘Twilight’ drives a stake into the competition and takes home five golden popcorn trophies) (EW) (Variety)

- Let’s talk [more] about sex (According to the Toronto Teen Survey Report on sexual health, teens in Canada would prefer to get their sexual education from pros, not peers. Also, a study in Journal of Health and Social Behavior shows a higher frequency of abortions at private religious schools than public school) (Calgary Herald) (U.S. News & World Report)

- ‘Isa TK+’ (Translation: Isa I Love You More, the follow up to the popular first  telenovela, is set to debut on Nickelodeon Latin America. Meanwhile, “ISA TKM” the original, will air on MTV Tr3s. And a Heathers sequel may be in the works) (Variety) (Jezebel)

- Tween survival tips (14-year-old blogger Brittany MacLeod offers the under-13 crowd helpful hints with the help of her mom and some celebs) (OMG! Yahoo via Derek Baird: Barking Robot)

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