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Information science (social aspects), Media and socio-cultural communication

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Digital Childhoods Working Paper Series (No.3)


Social networking is a hugely popular and fast-growing online activity for young people in Ireland. In the EU Kids Online survey, while SNS use was not the most frequently mentioned online activity (‘watching video clips’ and ‘playing computer games’ were the most often cited items), it features across all age groups, and particularly so for teenagers.