Social Networking The Ultimate Teen Guide by Jennifer Obee
  

Synopsis

Social Networking The Ultimate Teen Guide by Jennifer Obee

Social Networking: The Ultimate Teen Guide helps young adults make the most of their online experience, giving them a complete understanding of social networking while also addressing how to be safe online. Covering such topics as Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, netspeak, blogs, privacy, cyberbullying, creating a profile, editing and adding pictures, videochat, and smartphones, author Jennifer Obee deals with a multitude of topics to help teens navigate through social networks. With quotes from teenagers about their favorite sites and personal stories, Social Networking is the perfect resource for teens looking to gain a better understanding of the vast online world.

Reviews

Gr 7 Up-Obee provides a sweeping look at the various possible forms of online networking. The book covers a mountain of material, but does so in a cursory manner. The author takes a mellow, conversational tone that encourages teens to communicate with their parents in setting online usage expectations and in discussing safety. Chatrooms and the likely accompanying bullying are discussed with an open-minded treatment of online access for children. Obee promotes self-regulation with respect to what's out there and provides resources for online support in the face of bullying...It is a great read for parents who are seeking to better understand their children's online world and bring themselves up to speed. School Library Journal While it is subtitled The Ultimate Teen Guide, this incredibly substantial and user-friendly manual is just as beneficial and appropriate for adults who wish to learn about social media and the Internet as it is for teens. This thorough guidebook provides practical information, constructive advice, and riveting facts about everything Internet related. It is not simply a book to be read but to be used and implemented. ... Share this treasure trove of computer wisdom with every adult, teen, parent, teacher, and colleague who crosses your path. VOYA

About the Author

Jennifer Obee is the teen services librarian for the Standley Lake Public Library of the Jefferson County Public Library system (Colorado). She has served as the chair of the Teen Advocates Round Table, a committee of teen services librarians, and is part of a Teen Advisory Board for librarians. Obee is currently a part of the Colorado Teen Literature Conference planning committee and the Colorado Blue Spruce Book Award planning committee. She has contributed to books, articles, and bibliographies, including More Than MySpace (2009) and The Continuum Encyclopedia of Young Adult Literature (2005).

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
260 pages

Author

Jennifer Obee
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Publisher

Scarecrow Press

Publication date

18th May 2012

ISBN

9780810881204


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