Online Communication and Adolescent Relationships

@article{Subrahmanyam2008OnlineCA,
  title={Online Communication and Adolescent Relationships},
  author={Kaveri Subrahmanyam and Kaveri Patricia Greenfield},
  journal={The Future of Children},
  year={2008},
  volume={18},
  pages={119 - 146}
}
Over the past decade, technology has become increasingly important in the lives of adolescents. As a group, adolescents are heavy users of newer electronic communication forms such as instant messaging, e-mail, and text messaging, as well as communication-oriented Internet sites such as blogs, social networking, and sites for sharing photos and videos. Kaveri Subrahmanyam and Patricia Greenfield examine adolescents' relationships with friends, romantic partners, strangers, and their families in… Expand
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