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How young people use the "Web 2.0" and how it affects, e.g., their privacy or their attitude towards data protection was examined by the Hans-Bredow-Institut in cooperation with the University of Salzburg.
One of the biggest social changes brought about by the Web 2.0 are the shifting borders between public and private spheres. The "Young Scholars Network on Privacy and Web 2.0" is an international research network funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) between January 2010 until Dec...
Schmidt, J.-H. (2014): Warum das Social Web in unsere Zeit passt [Why the Social Web Goes with Our Time]. In: P. Grimm, M. Müller (eds.), SocialMania. Medien, Politik und die Privatisierung der Öffentlichkeiten [SocialMania. Media, Politics and the Privatisation of Publics]. Stuttgart: Fra...
Schmidt, J.-H. (2015): Politische Sozialisation und Partizipation von Jugendlichen im Internet [Political Socialisation and Participation of Youth Online]. In: Forschungsverbund Deutsches Jugendinstitut e.V., Technische Universität Dortmund (eds.), Politische Partizipation Jugendlicher im Web 2...
Puschmann, C. (2013): Blogging. In: S. C. Herring, D. Stein, T. Virtanen (eds.), Pragmatics of Computer-Mediated Communication. Berlin/New York: De Gruyter. pp. 83-108.
Bruns, A.; Schmidt, J. (eds.) (2011): Exploring Produsage. New Review of Hypermedia and Multimedia Special Issue, Vol. 17, No. 1, April 2011.
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