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Should Social Networking Web Sites Be Banned? (2008)

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Published: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2008
Series: At issue. Mass media
Description:  106 p. ; 23 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9780737740585 (hardcover), 0737740582 (hardcover), 9780737740592 (pbk.), 0737740590 (pbk.),
Language:  English

MySpace and other social networking web sites should be banned / MySpace and other social networking web sites should not be banned / MySpace should be used as a teaching tool and not be banned / MySpace and other social networking web sites are dangerous for children / Social networking plays an important role in young people's lives / Gary Stager -- Sexual predators use MySpace and other networking sites to find victims / Social networking web sites may be used to distribute child pornography / MySpace takes measures to safeguard minors / Schools should punish students for misuse of networking sites / Punishing students for their activities on web sites is inappropriate / Social networking web sites are beneficial for children and teens / The military has legitimate reasons to ban MySpace and other social networking web sites / The military ban on social networking web sites lowers morale / Social networking sites benefit the political process / Social networking sites draw young people to politics / Social networking sites encourage philanthropy / Employers are monitoring social networking sites / Mobile social networking software has pros and cons / Michael G. Fitzpatrick -- Bart Stupak ; American Library Association -- Christopher Harris -- Domenick Maglio -- John Carlin -- InformationWeek -- Julia Angwin and Brian Steinberg -- Duff, White & Turner, LLC -- Maggie Thompson -- Jan Farrington -- Erika Morphy -- Todd Garvin -- Christian Science Monitor -- Alexandra Marks -- Christian Science Monitor -- Lindsay Edelstein -- Gloria Goodale Related Searches:
Internet and teenagers
Online social networks
Internet -- Social aspects
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Additional Credits:
Espejo, Roman, 1977-

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