Social Networking

Social Networking

Book - 2012
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Gale / Cengage Learning
This timely series examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of American teens; many volumes cover how the Bill of Rights are interpreted and protected with regard to minors.; ; This timely new series from Greenhaven Press examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of American teens. Many of the volumes cover rights guaranteed under the Bill of Rights and how these rights are int

Baker & Taylor
"Social Networking: Understanding the Legal Issues of Social Networking Sites; Social Networks Should Be Banned at Libraries and Schools; Social Networks Should Not Be Banned at Libraries and Schools; Students' Rights on MySpace Should Be Protected; Banning Social Networks Would Be Counterproductive; Laws Against Cyberbullying Are Necessary to Protect Young People; Laws Against Cyberbullying May Infringe on Free Speech; A College Student Discusses How Cyberbullying Threatened Her Education; Social Networks May Erode Young People's Privacy; Young People Are More Protective of Their Privacy on Social Networks; The Federal Trade Commission Protects the Privacy of Teens on Social Networks; Young People and Free Speech Can Be Protected on Social Networks; Court Rulings on Social Networks, Teens, and Free Speech Rights Are Unclear; Teens With Web Sites May Not Be Liable for Content by Third Parties; Defamation and Fraudulent Profiles on Social Networks; Copyright Laws Must Be Changed for Youths and Students onthe Internet"--

Book News
This reference for high school and up includes primary sources, personal accounts, court decisions and court opinions, editorials, other sources on social networking. Introductory chapters survey controversial issues of social networking, including legal issues, while the rest of the book presents pro and con essays and other sources on issues such as banning social networks at schools and libraries, laws against cyberbullying, privacy and free speech issues, and copyright laws and social networks. The reference offers visual appeal with color photos, case boxes, quote boxes, easy-to-read charts and tables, and humorous cartoons. It includes a chronology from 1969 to January 2011 and an annotated list of organizations, such as the Center for Democracy and Technology and the National Youth Rights Association. Books, periodicals, and websites for further reading are also listed. The contributors include leaders of advocacy groups and government organizations. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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Presents a collection of essays discussing the issue of social networking web sites, including if they should be banned in schools, their links to cyberbullying, and if they are considered free speech.

Publisher: Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press, c2012
ISBN: 9780737758320
Characteristics: 160 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Espejo, Roman 1977-


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