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All the Web’s a Stage: The Effects of Design and Modality on Youth Performances of Identity

Technology and Youth: Growing Up in a Digital World

ISBN: 978-1-78560-265-8, eISBN: 978-1-78560-264-1

ISSN: 1537-4661

Publication date: 24 September 2015

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This research demonstrates the impact of modality and design on how we act and interact, and highlights that as Digital Sociologists and Researchers, we should be careful not to treat all Online SNSs the same, but pay attention to the plethora of nuances these sites offer as stages for identity performances.

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Dyer, H.T. (2015), "All the Web’s a Stage: The Effects of Design and Modality on Youth Performances of Identity", Technology and Youth: Growing Up in a Digital World (Sociological Studies of Children and Youth, Vol. 19), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 213-242. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1537-466120150000019007

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