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Sharing Is Caring – Or Is it?

In It’s Complicated, author danah boyd writes “In a world in which posting updates is common, purposeful, and performative, sharing often allows teens to control a social situation more than simply opting out. It also guarantees that others can’t define the social situation” (boyd 75). boyd points out that by sharing small snippets of one’s life, they can […] Continue reading

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