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Snack Culture: How do young people use social media?

October 15th, 2009 by Graham Attwell

You may remember a few days ago I lamented the lack of European survey data on how young people are using social media. And now along comes this presentation by Andrea Pozzali reporting on a survey of Italian students on just that subject. some of the translations are a little strange, some of the results even more surprising (do Italian students really not read books?). But this shows much promise – would anyone be interested in a (self funded?) project to undertake such a study across different countries?

NB No time for a longer post – have to go to Ghent. But Jo Turner Attwell is writing a longer commentary on the findings presented here.

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  1. [That is of course GrahamAttwell, but the GrahasmAttwell typo gave me the giggles. Apologies. Corrected on the tracked-back pages.] But this points to an issue with blog conversations, repeating services like Posterous and syndication. Of the comments above, one is self-referential and two are duplicate postings from two blogs that I selectively populate via Posterous. So, really, there is one comment.

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