publication . Other literature type . Article . 2017

Mediating social media use: Connecting parents’ mediation strategies and social media literacy

Daneels, Rowan; Vanwynsberghe, Hadewijch;
  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
  • Publisher: Masaryk University Press
  • Country: Belgium
Abstract
Abstract: Increasingly complex and multipurpose social media platforms require digital competences from parents and adolescents alike. While adolescents grow up with social media, parents have more difficulties with them, leading to uncertainties regarding their adolescents social media mediation. This study contributes to parental mediation research by (1) investigating whether mediation strategies defined by previous research are also relevant for social media use, and (2) exploring whether parents social media literacy is connected to the choice for a certain mediation strategy, as previous research already identified other impact factors such as childrens ag...
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free text keywords: Sociology, Mass communications, General Psychology, Social psychology, Social media, Developmental psychology, Mediation (Marxist theory and media studies), Qualitative research, Media literacy, Competence (human resources), Psychology, Literacy, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Mobile apps
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2017

Mediating social media use: Connecting parents’ mediation strategies and social media literacy

Daneels, Rowan; Vanwynsberghe, Hadewijch;