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Using Social Media as an Extension Professional Working with Youth<br />Rock Springs 4-H Center, Kansas State, April 1, 20...
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Questions/ Suggestions<br />The questions and suggestions for the workshop are in this Google Doc.<br />Feel free to comme...
4<br />Teens use of the Internet, Mobile Phones, and Social Networks<br />
Teens lead use of the Internet <br />Teen data Sept 2009; Adult data Nov 2010<br />Pew Internet’s Teens and Mobile Phones,...
Gen Y outnumber Baby Boomers.<br />96% of them have joined social networks.<br />flickr.com/photos/vermininc/3070779130/<b...
Youth Online Participation<br />64% of teenage Internet users engage in online content creation and that 28% have created ...
Digital divide<br />Teen Internet access is highest among teens with… <br /><ul><li>White parents
College-educated parents
Annual household incomes above $50,000</li></li></ul><li>Digital divide<br />High-speed (broadband) access in the home is ...
Digital divide<br />High-speed connection means greater overall engagement in online activities, particularly activities l...
Teen cell phone use on the rise<br />Teen data Sept 2009; Adult data Nov 2010<br />Pew Internet’s Teens and Mobile Phones,...
Teen cell phone use varies by age<br />31% of 8-10 year-olds have a cell phone January 2010 Kaiser Family Foundation kff.o...
Teens and young adults are the heaviest SNS users<br />Among teens, girls are no more likely than boys to use SNS.  <br />...
Teens: Twitter is less popular than SNS<br />THE BIEBER EFFECT?<br />14-17 year-old girls are the heaviest teen Twitter us...
Texting increasing other communications use remains stable<br />From 2006 to 2009, daily use:<br />Texting increased 27% t...
On SNs, a girl’s image is not always what it seems.<br />74% of girls agree that “most girls my age use social networking ...
Girls have good intentions but don’t always act safe online.<br />85% of girls have talked with their parents about safe s...
Girls’ emotional safety and reputations<br />68% of girls have had a negative experience on a social networking site.<br />
Upside to social networking<br />Better relationships <br />56% of girls agree that social networks help them feel closer ...
Appropriate use of social media with teens?<br />A restrictive policy from Virginia<br />www.doe.virginia.gov/boe/meetings...
References<br />Salmond, Kimberleeand Purcell , Kristen. Pew Internet’s Teens and Mobile Phones, April 2010.  Joint study ...
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  • Pew Study Pew Internet’s Teens and Mobile Phones, April 2010. Joint study with the University of Michigan, available at pewinternet.org.
  • Lenhart et al., 2007, Pew Internet and American Life Project 
  • Among teens, cell phone ownership jumps at 13, and then steadily increases with age31% of 8-10 year-olds own a cell phone; 17% have a laptop; 65% have a handheld gaming deviceAfrican-American and Hispanic youth spend more time consuming media, particularly on cell phones
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    1. 1. Using Social Media as an Extension Professional Working with Youth<br />Rock Springs 4-H Center, Kansas State, April 1, 2011<br />Anne Mims Adrian, PhD<br />Twitter.com/aafromaa Slideshare.net/aafromaa anne.adrian@extension.org blog.anneadrian.com <br />
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    3. 3. Questions/ Suggestions<br />The questions and suggestions for the workshop are in this Google Doc.<br />Feel free to comment and build on the questions in the document.<br />https://docs.google.com/document/d/1jOUhujo5TUdTt2kGTTBmnpJ70nDpJduBx2ASbaR_8xM/edit?hl=en#<br />
    4. 4. 4<br />Teens use of the Internet, Mobile Phones, and Social Networks<br />
    5. 5. Teens lead use of the Internet <br />Teen data Sept 2009; Adult data Nov 2010<br />Pew Internet’s Teens and Mobile Phones, April 2010 Joint study with the University of Michigan<br />
    6. 6. Gen Y outnumber Baby Boomers.<br />96% of them have joined social networks.<br />flickr.com/photos/vermininc/3070779130/<br />
    7. 7. Youth Online Participation<br />64% of teenage Internet users engage in online content creation and that 28% have created an online journal or blog.<br />
    8. 8. Digital divide<br />Teen Internet access is highest among teens with… <br /><ul><li>White parents
    9. 9. College-educated parents
    10. 10. Annual household incomes above $50,000</li></li></ul><li>Digital divide<br />High-speed (broadband) access in the home is also most common in white, highly educated and more affluent households<br />
    11. 11. Digital divide<br />High-speed connection means greater overall engagement in online activities, particularly activities like social media.<br />
    12. 12. Teen cell phone use on the rise<br />Teen data Sept 2009; Adult data Nov 2010<br />Pew Internet’s Teens and Mobile Phones, April 2010 Joint study with the University of Michigan<br />
    13. 13. Teen cell phone use varies by age<br />31% of 8-10 year-olds have a cell phone January 2010 Kaiser Family Foundation kff.org<br />
    14. 14. Teens and young adults are the heaviest SNS users<br />Among teens, girls are no more likely than boys to use SNS. <br />Among adults, women use SNS at higher rates than men.<br />Teen data Sept 2009; Adult data Nov 2010<br />Pew Internet’s Teens and Mobile Phones, April 2010 Joint study with the University of Michigan<br />
    15. 15. Teens: Twitter is less popular than SNS<br />THE BIEBER EFFECT?<br />14-17 year-old girls are the heaviest teen Twitter users. <br />13% of this group use Twitter, compared with 7% of boys the same age.<br />Teen data Sept 2009; Adult data Nov 2010<br />Pew Internet’s Teens and Mobile Phones, April 2010 Joint study with the University of Michigan<br />
    16. 16. Texting increasing other communications use remains stable<br />From 2006 to 2009, daily use:<br />Texting increased 27% to 54%<br />Call on land line cell phones<br />Social networking<br />Instant messaging<br />Email<br />Talk face-to-face<br />Remain the same or decreased<br />
    17. 17. On SNs, a girl’s image is not always what it seems.<br />74% of girls agree that “most girls my age use social networking sites to make themselves look cooler than they are.”<br />Girls downplay several positive characteristics of themselves online, like their intelligence and efforts to be a good influence.<br />Girls with low self-esteem are more likely to say their online image doesn’t match their in person image. They are also more likely to report negative experiences on social network sites.<br />
    18. 18. Girls have good intentions but don’t always act safe online.<br />85% of girls have talked with their parents about safe social networking behavior, but half admit they aren’t as careful as they should be.<br />Many girls are concerned about the potential negative consequences of their online behavior and content.<br />
    19. 19. Girls’ emotional safety and reputations<br />68% of girls have had a negative experience on a social networking site.<br />
    20. 20. Upside to social networking<br />Better relationships <br />56% of girls agree that social networks help them feel closer and more connected to their friends.<br />Connections to causes<br />52% have gotten involved in causes they care about through a social network.<br />
    21. 21. Appropriate use of social media with teens?<br />A restrictive policy from Virginia<br />www.doe.virginia.gov/boe/meetings/2011/01_jan/agenda_items/item_j.pdf<br />Forum discusses Virginia’s policy<br />www.edweek.org/forums/education-forums_current-events_should-teachers-text<br />A Guide to develop a policy<br />www.cosn.org/Portals/7/docs/Web%202.0/CoSN%20AUP%20Guide%20Press%20Release.pdf<br />
    22. 22. References<br />Salmond, Kimberleeand Purcell , Kristen. Pew Internet’s Teens and Mobile Phones, April 2010. Joint study with the University of Michigan, available at pewinternet.org. Retrieved March 30, 2011<br />Joseph Kahne, Nam-Jin Lee, Jessica TimpanyFeezell. The Civic and Political Significance of Online Participatory Cultures among Youth Transitioning to Adulthood http://ypp.dmlcentral.net/sites/all/files/publications/OnlineParticipatoryCultures.WORKINGPAPERS.pdfRetrieved March 30, 2011<br />Girl Scout Research Institute’s Who’s That Girl: Image and Social Media Survey, November 2010. Available at girlscouts.org. <br />Lenhart et al., 2007, Pew Internet and American Life Project  Retrieved March 30, 2011<br />
    23. 23. Comments and Questions<br />Anne Adrian<br />anne.adrian@extension.org<br />Twitter.com/afromaa<br />Slideshare.net/aafromaa<br />
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