Trends in online social networking: adolescent use of MySpace over time

@article{Patchin2010TrendsIO,
  title={Trends in online social networking: adolescent use of MySpace over time},
  author={Justin W. Patchin and S. Hinduja},
  journal={New Media \& Society},
  year={2010},
  volume={12},
  pages={197 - 216}
}
MySpace has received a significant amount of negative attention from the media and many concerned adults, who point to several isolated incidents where predators have contacted, become involved with and even assaulted adolescents whom they met through the popular social networking web site. Furthermore, concerned parents have expressed discontent with the amount and type of personal and private information youth seem to reveal on their profile pages. In 2006, the authors performed an extensive… 

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