THE PARTICIPATION DIVIDE: Content creation and sharing in the digital age1

@article{Hargittai2008THEPD,
  title={THE PARTICIPATION DIVIDE: Content creation and sharing in the digital age1},
  author={Eszter Hargittai and Gina Walejko},
  journal={Information, Communication \& Society},
  year={2008},
  volume={11},
  pages={239 - 256}
}
This paper looks at the prevalence of creative activity and sharing in an age when the barriers to disseminating material have been considerably lowered compared with earlier times. The authors use unique data to explore the extent to which young adults create video, music, writing and artistic photography, as well as the prevalence of sharing such material online. Findings suggest that despite new opportunities to engage in such distribution of content, relatively few people are taking… 
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