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Education and Social MediaToward a Digital Future$
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Christine Greenhow, Julia Sonnevend, and Colin Agur

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780262034470

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: January 2017

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262034470.001.0001

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Reframing Privacy and Youth Media Practices

Reframing Privacy and Youth Media Practices

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(p.113) 7 Reframing Privacy and Youth Media Practices
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Education and Social Media
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John Palfrey

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The MIT Press
DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262034470.003.0008

This chapter examines how digital native youth understand and exercise privacy on social media, and offers ways for concerned groups (such as parents, educators and legislators) to change their perceptions of the risks and rewards of social media use. It identifies the challenges of the converged online lives many youth now lead, and discusses these challenges in relation to new opportunities created by social media. The chapter concludes with a discussion of ways to empower youth to make educated decisions regarding their own privacy in a converged and mediated world.

Keywords:   social media, youth, digital native, privacy

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