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Growing up on Facebook

Author: Brady Robards; Siân Lincoln
Publisher: New York, NY : Peter Lang Publishing, Inc., [2020] ©2020
Series: Digital formations, v. 109.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Growing up in the era of social media isn't easy. With Facebook now having existed for more than a decade and a half, young people who have grown up using social media can now look back and see earlier versions of themselves staring back: nostalgic moments with friends from school, reminders of painful breakups, birthdays and graduations, posts that allude to drama with family, experiences of travel, and blurry  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brady Robards; Siân Lincoln
ISBN: 9781433142741 1433142740 9781433142758 1433142759
OCLC Number: 1125303468
Description: viii, 209 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements - Introduction - Is Facebook Still Cool? Was It Ever? - Sites and Spaces of Growing Up: Blurring the Digital and Physical - Scrolling Back through Facebook Timelines: Making Sense of Digital Traces - Shaping and Performing Professional Identities: From Education to Employment - Love, and Making It 'Facebook Official' - Mediating Family Life - Documenting Leisure: Partying, Travel, Music, and Hanging Out - Disconnections, Absences, Conclusions - About the Authors - Index.
Series Title: Digital formations, v. 109.
Responsibility: Brady Robards and Siân Lincoln.


Growing up on Facebook examines the role of Facebook, and other social media platforms that have emerged around Facebook, in mediating experiences of 'growing up' for young people.  Read more...


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"How would it feel to be faced with your Facebook Timeline? By asking young people to reflect on their past and present selves, whether shown on or, significantly, often hidden from the platform, Read more...

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