The Resource Social Media, Social Life: How American Teens View Their Digital Lives, United States, 2012

Social Media, Social Life: How American Teens View Their Digital Lives, United States, 2012

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Social Media, Social Life: How American Teens View Their Digital Lives, United States, 2012
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Social Media, Social Life: How American Teens View Their Digital Lives, United States, 2012
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The goal of this study was to examine young American teenagers' social media use and their perceptions of effects. Data is from a large-scale, nationally representative and probability-based online survey taken by teens ages 13 to 17. Participants answered questions about how often they use social media, their attitudes about social media's role in their lives, the experiences they have on social media, and how social media makes them feel. Social media includes: <list type ="bulleted"> <itm>Social networking sites (Facebook, MySpace, and GooglePlus)</itm> <itm>Programs like Twitter or Tumblr, virtual worlds like Second Life</itm> <itm>Online chatting in video or computer games like World of Warcraft</itm> <itm>Things posted on sites like YouTube, Formspring, or other websites</itm> </list> Additional information was collected about participants' social and emotional well-being. Demographics include age, gender, race/ethnicity, and U.S. region
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  • Rideout, Vicky
  • Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor]
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Social Media, Social Life: How American Teens View Their Digital Lives, United States, 2012
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  • 2012
  • 37960
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ICPSR37960.v1
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Social Media, Social Life: How American Teens View Their Digital Lives, United States, 2012
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  • 2012
  • 37960
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ICPSR37960.v1
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions

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