Thinking in hashtags: exploring teenagers’ new literacies practices on twitter

@article{Gleason2018ThinkingIH,
  title={Thinking in hashtags: exploring teenagers’ new literacies practices on twitter},
  author={Benjamin Gleason},
  journal={Learning, Media and Technology},
  year={2018},
  volume={43},
  pages={165 - 180}
}
  • Benjamin Gleason
  • Published 3 April 2018
  • Sociology, Education
  • Learning, Media and Technology
ABSTRACT This research investigates how three high school students in the USA developed new literacies practices through their participation in teenage Twitter. Data was collected from two sources, including archival data from participants’ Twitter over a two-year span, and semi-structured interviews. Results found that teenagers developed a number of practices that facilitated orientation to cultural conventions of teenage Twitter, helped them mobilize followers for participatory events, and… 

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