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Author: Sylvia Engdahl
Publisher: Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press, ©2007.
Series: Current controversies.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Essays debate the issue of online social networking on sites such as MySpace and Facebook, discussing how it is changing society, who uses the sites, and their use by teens and children both at home and in schools and libraries.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Online social networking.
Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press, c2007
(OCoLC)891471270
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvia Engdahl
ISBN: 9780737738001 0737738006 0737737999 9780737737998
OCLC Number: 148909022
Description: 232 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Should parents limit teens' use of social networking web sites? Yes : online social networking is harmful to teens. MySpace encourages teen involvement with porn / Rebecca Hagelin --
MySpace should be limited to adults only / Faith Alice Wright --
MySpace exposes teens to crude and disturbing material / Catherine Saillant --
No : online social networking is beneficial to teens. The pros outnumber the cons for MySpace / Melanie Galvan --
Social networking plays an important role in young people's lives / Gary Stager --
Teens need privacy from parents / Michael Thompson --
Teens need a place to see and be seen by peers / Danah Boyd --
Adults should become role models for teens on MySpace / Stephen Downes --
Should Congress require schools and libraries to block networking sites? Yes : social networking web sites are dangerous and should be blocked. Safeguards are needed at schools and libraries / Greg Abbott --
Children must be protected from the content of social networking web sites / Elizabeth Racine --
The Deleting Online Predators Act (DOPA) should be passed / Frederick Upton --
No : requiring social networking web sites to be blocked would do harm. Blocking social networking web sites would not make the internet safer / Michael Resnick --
Blocking social networking web sites would hurt poor children / Sonia Arrison --
Blocking social networking web sites would deprive children of educational opportunities / Beth Yoke --
Laws should target sex offenders, not web sites they visit / Adam Thierer --
Online social networking should not be feared / Vicki A. Davis --
Who is using online social networking? Sexual predators find victims through online social networking / CBS News --
Pornographers expose children to obscenity at online social networking sites / Tom Rodgers --
Gang members and wannabes meet on social networking web sites / Katherine Leal Unmuth --
Bullies use social networking web sites to terrorize other teens / Steven Swinford --
Schools use social networking web sites to catch athletes who break rules / Maria Sacchetti --
Authors use social networking web sites to connect with readers / Rachel Kramer Bussel --
Political candidates and nonprofit organizations use social networking web sites / Kate Kaye --
Online social networking is being used to oppose genocide / Ivan Boothe --
Christian young people use social networking web sites / Steve Hewitt --
A social networking web site for Muslims is growing rapidly / Anayat Durrani --
How is online social networking changing society? The difference between "real" and online is no longer clear-cut / Amanda Gefter --
What used to be private thoughts are now made public / Tara Bahrampour --
Online social networking has altered the rules of social interaction / Dan Bobkoff --
Online social networking is changing the way people mourn / Warren St. John --
MySpace is becoming a marketing madhouse / Wade Roush --
Users of social networking web sites are not passive consumers / Howard Rheingold --
Online social networking enables users to be part of a global community / Eston Bond, interviewed by Kevin Farnham.
Series Title: Current controversies.
Responsibility: Sylvia Engdahl, book editor.

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Essays debate the issue of online social networking on sites such as MySpace and Facebook, discussing how it is changing society, who uses the sites, and their use by teens and children both at home and in schools and libraries.

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