On SAGE Insight: Special Issue: Infancy online

From Social Media + Society

This Special Issue from the online, open-access journal on the topic of infancy online, addresses a range of issues, including representation, privacy, datafication, and children’s rights. The 7 articles included map important arenas of emerging research which highlight a range of increasingly urgent questions around the way infants are situated online, the longer term ramifications of infant online presences, and the ways in which infants and young children participate as users of online media.

Abstract

This article introduces a Special Issue on the topic of infancy online, addressing a range of issues, including representation, privacy, datafication, and children’s rights. The 7 articles included map important arenas of emerging research which highlight a range of increasingly urgent questions around the way infants are situated online, the longer term ramifications of infant online presences, and the ways in which infants and young children participate as users of online media.

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Article details
Infancy Online: An Introduction
Tama Leaver, Bjorn Nansen.
May 2017
DOI: 10.1177/2056305117707193
Social Media + Society

 

     
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