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17/02/2005

Study: 'Gender, Identity, and Language Use in Teenage Blogs'

"This study examines issues of online identity and language use among male and female teenagers who created and maintained weblogs, personal journals made publicly accessible on the World Wide Web. Online identity and language use were examined in terms of the disclosure of personal information, sexual identity, emotive features, and semantic themes."

Interesting implication:

"The results suggest that teenagers stay closer to reality in their online expressions of self than has previously been suggested .."

Posted by Jean Scholtes in Marketing, Publishing | Permalink

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