Responding to social networking risks

Huijser, Hendrik (2010) Responding to social networking risks. Directions in Education, 19 (4). pp. 2-3. ISSN 1038-1368

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Abstract

The use of social networking sites is almost ubiquitous amongst Generation Y, and growing rapidly amongst the rest of the population. This popularity has recently attracted a lot of media attention. As is often the case with relatively new media, much of this attention has focused on the extreme examples of misuse of social networking sites, particularly Facebook.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Published version deposited with blanket permission of the publisher. Published in The Australian Council for Educational Leaders Incorporated's 'Directions in Education' Volume 19 Issue 4, 19 March 2010.
Depositing User: Dr Hendrik Huijser
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Learning and Teaching Support Unit
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2010 01:38
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 23:55
Uncontrolled Keywords: social networking sites, Facebook, media panics
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 13 Education > 1399 Other Education > 139999 Education not elsewhere classified
20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2001 Communication and Media Studies > 200102 Communication Technology and Digital Media Studies
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9502 Communication > 950204 The Media
C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9399 Other Education and Training > 939999 Education and Training not elsewhere classified
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/8141

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