It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens by Danah Boyd is on Bryan’s read shelf. Bryan gave this book 4 stars. Shelves: ello-shelfie-2 and ...
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How much surveillance should parents have over their teenagers' social media lives? Why are kids' online roles so different from their realities? How does technology change the way teens relate to each other and to adults? Author danah boyd, who has been spending lots of quality time with teens over the past few years, attempts to demystify teens' online actions and behaviors and provide some insight into their motivations in this excellent Science Friday interview.
I thought this book did a nice job of providing perspective on why teens make the kinds of decisions they do on social media. The book weighs in on online predators, cyberbullying, creating personas, and privacy. I particularly LOVED that the book wasn't just "Teens are ruining their lives with social media!"; rather, it was a commentary on the evolution of teen life over the years and how that behavior manifests itself in this very digital age. My only squabble with the book is the enormity ...
Participatory Culture in a Networked Era: A Conversation on Youth, Learning, Commerce, and Politics [Henry Jenkins, Mizuko Ito, Danah Boyd] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In the last two decades, both the conception and the practice of participatory culture have been transformed by the new affordances enabled by digital
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