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It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens

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It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens
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Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN/ASIN: B00HUYT8TS
Number of pages: 296

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In this eye-opening book, youth culture and technology expert danah boyd uncovers some of the major myths regarding teens' use of social media. She explores tropes about identity, privacy, safety, danger, and bullying. Ultimately, boyd argues that society fails young people when paternalism and protectionism hinder teenagers' ability to become informed, thoughtful, and engaged citizens through their online interactions.

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