Socialy Wired Summary

Socialy Wired Summary - Tami-li Negus English 2010 Summary...

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Tami-li Negus English 2010 Summary #3 Socially Wired An article was written by Amy Cynkar in the November 2007 publication of “Monitor on Psychology” regarding some of the pros and cons of online communication and how it might affect or determine the amount or quality of teen relationships. Two different studies referred to in the article that were released by the Pew Research Center, one in 2005 and just this past April 2010, showed an increase of teens daily internet usage from 61 percent to 75 percent. The question was posed around how this form of communication is having an affect on the social development of adolescents and teenagers. It was found that many teens feel they have better and more intimate friendships, because the non face-to-face communication lets them share themselves in a less inhibited way. They also tend to use it to cement the friendships they already have offline, rather than making new online friends. This seems to be the trend for teens with fairly normal and healthy peer
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This note was uploaded on 06/27/2010 for the course ENG 1010 taught by Professor Shelton during the Spring '10 term at Utah Valley University.

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