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Issue No.06 - November/December (2009 vol.24)
pp: 22-26
Barbie Clarke , University of Cambridge
<p>Children use social-networking sites to establish identity and to find support and comfort as they go through the cognitive, physical, and emotional transitions of early adolescence.</p>
society online, social networking, early adolescence, ethnographic research
Barbie Clarke, "Friends Forever: How Young Adolescents Use Social-Networking Sites", IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol.24, no. 6, pp. 22-26, November/December 2009, doi:10.1109/MIS.2009.114
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