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Social Networking and the Benefits to Young People: highlights from a Literature Review

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Kony video proves social media's role as youth news source: Pew

Kony video proves social media's role as youth news source: Pew | Youth and Social Media | Scoop.it
Word of the "Kony 2012" video spread like lightning via social media networks like Twitter and Facebook, reaching "so many Americans in a re...
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Kevin Allocca: Why videos go viral | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Kevin Allocca is YouTube's trends manager, and he has deep thoughts about silly web video. In this talk from TEDYouth, he shares the 4 reasons a video goes viral. (This is the first talk posted from an amazing TEDYouth event.
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A Pocket Guide to Social Media and Kids | Nielsen Wire

From digital dads to social media mavens, children redefine how parents and kids communicate using traditional and new media. Just ask the eight-year-olds using cell phones—and not for phone calls alone!
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Kids and social networking: Pros and cons – - CNN.com Blogs

Kids and social networking: Pros and cons – - CNN.com Blogs | Youth and Social Media | Scoop.it
Post this, comment on that. Social media are a part of the daily routines of many adults and children.
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86% of children use social media to build their personal brand – Simply Zesty - Simply Zesty

86% of children use social media to build their personal brand – Simply Zesty - Simply Zesty | Youth and Social Media | Scoop.it
A recent study shows how younger people are using social media to shape their personal brand, with an increasing awareness among children of how socia...
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Understanding China's youth through social media - CNN.com

Understanding China's youth through social media - CNN.com | Youth and Social Media | Scoop.it
Yang Lan turned her success at an audition into a career as a TV star and media entrepreneur; she says today's youth face economic and social problems...
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Nieman Reports | Engaging Youth in Social Media: Is Facebook the New Media Frontier?

Nieman Reports | Engaging Youth in Social Media: Is Facebook the New Media Frontier? | Youth and Social Media | Scoop.it
A research project creates experimental applications for Facebook to learn whether the news habit can be fostered online and lead to civic engagement.
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An Analytical Take on Youth, Social Networking, and Web 2.0: A Few Moments with Amanda Lenhart | DMLcentral

An Analytical Take on Youth, Social Networking, and Web 2.0: A Few Moments with Amanda Lenhart | DMLcentral | Youth and Social Media | Scoop.it
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Social media used to sell drugs to youth, report says

Social media used to sell drugs to youth, report says | Youth and Social Media | Scoop.it
VIENNA (Reuters) - Illegal Internet pharmacies are using social media to market drugs to young people, an international report said on Tuesday.The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), which monitors...
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Kids Who Use Facebook Do Worse in School | Healthland | TIME.com

Kids Who Use Facebook Do Worse in School | Healthland | TIME.com | Youth and Social Media | Scoop.it
That Facebook is hugely distracting is hardly stop-the-presses kind of news, but parents might be dismayed to learn that the social-media site can hobble learning and make kids less healthy and more depressed.
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Ten Safe Social Networking Sites For Kids : NPR

Ten Safe Social Networking Sites For Kids : NPR | Youth and Social Media | Scoop.it
As more preteens crave an online social hub of their own, websites are cropping up to serve them. Common Sense Media offers a guide to some of the options.
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Youth Cyberbullying on the Rise

SAANICH- It is easy to connect with the world via text message, email and social networking sites, but those useful communication tools can be used to hurt o...
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Kony 2012 Shows The Power Of Youth And Social Media

Youth -- with the help of social media -- can grab everyone's attention. If united, teens have the potential to select the major issues facing our society.
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