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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Online social networking.
Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press, ©2007
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|ISBN:||9780737738001 0737738006 0737737999 9780737737998|
|Description:||232 pages ; 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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