[Air-L] research on older people's use of social networking sites
fred at fredstutzman.com
Tue Jul 28 13:44:33 PDT 2009
Sorry for the late response, was on vacation last week.
Ulrike Pfeil has been productive in this area:
Pfeil, U., Zaphiris, P., and Wilson, S. (2009). Older Adults'
Perceptions and Experiences of Online Social Support. Interacting
Pfeil, U. and Zaphiris, P. (2009). Investigating social network
patterns within an empathic online community for older people.
Computers in Human Behavior, 25(5), 1139-1155.
Pfeil, U., Arjan, R., and Zaphiris, P. (2008). Age differences in
online social networking - A study of user profiles and the social
capital divide among teenagers and older users in MySpace. Computers
in Human Behavior.
On Jul 25, 2009, at 11:46 AM, Virpi Ylanne wrote:
> I wonder if anyone on this site is doing research on older people's
> (60+ yrs) use of social networking sites (e.g. facebook, myspace),
> or if you know of any such work. If so, I'd like to hear from you.
> with best wishes,
> Dr Virpi Ylanne
> Centre for Language and Communication
> Cardiff University,
> Wales, UK
> ylanne at cf.ac.uk
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