Social Networking

Social Networking

by Lauri S. Friedman

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Overview


Each title in this colorful series discusses an issue that either is part of students' lives or is likely affecting someone they know. Presenting multiple sides to current issues, each title distinguishes itself through its dedicated focus on concerns that today's middle and high school students deal with regularly, such as underage drinking and obesity.

Moreover, Issues That Concern You recognizes the intimate relationship between its subject and reader as it weaves together different points of view. Backmatter offers facts and "self-help" style advice to young people grappling with the issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780737751352
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 06/06/2011
Series: Issues That Concern You Series
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 13 - 16 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 5

1 Social Networking Improves Human Relationships Richard Banfield 9

2 Social Networking Threatens Human Relationships Madeleine Bunting 14

3 Social Networks Boost Users' Self-Esteem and Sense of Belonging Kine Dorum Craig Bartle Martin Pennington 19

4 Social Networks Increase Antisocial Behavior Charlotte Steinway 25

5 Social Networking Can Cultivate True Friendships Kate Dailey 30

6 Online Friendships Are Not True Friendships Eleanor Mills 36

7 Social Networking Can Build Educational Skills Christina Clark George Dugdale 42

8 Facebook Violates Privacy Bob Sullivan 48

9 It Is Unreasonable to Expect Privacy When Using Facebook Ben Parr 54

10 Citizen Journalists Threaten the Quality of Journalism Frédéric Filloux 61

11 Citizen Journalists Improve Journalism Jason Stverak 67

12 Social Networking Can Facilitate Democracy and Peace in Other Countries Kathleen Parker 73

13 Social Networking Cannot Facilitate Democracy and Peace in Other Countries Evgeny Morozov 78

14 Social Networking Is a Temporary Trend Peter Schwartz 87

15 Twitter Will Endure David Carr 93

Appendix

What You Should Know About Social Networking 100

What You Should Do About Social Networking 104

Organizations to Contact 107

Bibliography 114

Index 117

Picture Credits 122

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