Hispanic Students and Social Networking

Wasike, Ben; Cook, John A.
October 2010
Web Journal of Mass Communication Research;Oct2010, Vol. 25, p1
Academic Journal
Social networking sites have surged in popularity lately, the most popular being MySpace and Facebook. Between them these two have more than 360 million registered users worldwide. Never before have so many people gathered to communicate through a single medium, and at such a personal level. In the U.S., 65% of American teenagers and 75% of young American adults ages 18-24 now have a profile on a social networking site, while 57% of American adults ages 25-34 also have an online profile according to the Pew Internet and American Life Project.1


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