Social Networking

Social Networking

by Daniel Gaetan-Beltran


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780737772401
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 05/22/2015
Series: Issues That Concern You Series
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 7.20(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 13 - 16 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 5

1 The Upside of Selfies: Social Media Isn't All Bad for Kids Kelly Wallace 9

2 Social Networking Impairs the Ability to Socialize in Real Life Jacqueline Olds 15

3 Social Media Create New Challenges for Teens Danah Boyd 22

4 Teens Are Smart About Their Social Networking Options Kimberly Martinez 31

5 Teens Say That Social Networking Makes Their Lives Better Mary Madden et al. 36

6 Social Networking Can Be an Important Educational Tool Barbara Christiansen 42

7 Social Networking Exposes Teens to Dating Violence Janine M. Zweig Meredith Dank Pamela Lachman Jennifer Yahner 48

8 Social Networking Can Help Prevent Sexual Assault Ann Friedman 55

9 Social Networking Exposes Girls to Sexual Abuse Laura Bates 61

10 Social Networking Helps the LGBT Rights Movement Esther Glasionov Rita Hage Luke Stevenson Madeline Tallman 66

11 Social Networking Enables Real Political Change Yousri Marzouki Olivier Oullier 74

12 Social Networking Is Not Real Activism Mark Kersten 80


What You Should Know About Social Networking 86

What You Should Do About Social Networking 89

Organizations to Contact 90

Bibliography 94

Index 97

Picture Credits 103

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