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Plugged InHow Media Attract and Affect Youth$
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Patti M. Valkenburg and Jessica T Piotrowski

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780300218879

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: September 2017

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300218879.001.0001

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Patti M. Valkenburg

Jessica Taylor Piotrowski

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300218879.003.0015

This chapter begins with a discussion of the dynamics of our network society. The twenty-first century is, so far, the age of the network society, one that is supported by social media networks which have removed the spatial barriers that traditionally limited our communication, and have changed the world into a global village. The chapter then turns to the promises and perils of youth and media research today. It claims that the transition to a network society has turned research on youth and media on its head—leading to new opportunities and new challenges. It concludes by considering what this always-connected lifestyle means for our health and happiness.

Keywords:   social media networks, communication technology, network society, media research, youth

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