Globalisation

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  • Created on: 02-10-18 13:01
Boyle
Argues that there is a generational divide between the old, who are less likely to use new technologies, and the young who are proficient and reliant on it in their day to day lives
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Berry
Found that there were intellectual and psychological barriers in regards to older people not accessing the internet. She notes that only 37% of those above state pension age have internet access, supporting the notion of a digital genrational divide
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Mertens and D'Haenens
Found that lower classes were less likely to use the internet and if they used techonology, they were more likely to use it for entertainment purposes, unlike the middle classes who would predominantly use it for knowledge and information
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Zhao
Suggests that internet actitivites helping people connect such as email has positive effects on social ties, whereas individual activities such as surfing the internet has more negative impacts on relationships
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Miller
Whilst Facebook can help people find and cultivate relationships, it can also help break them up. It can challenge people's ideas about privacy and create social problems and scandal
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Shaw and Gant
In their study, they found that internet use decreases loneliness and depression significantly, whilse percieved social support and self-esteem increased significantly
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Feld
Suggests that people use social networks to evaluate both themselves and others. An individual's identity, therefore, is partly determined by their network of friends
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Found that there were intellectual and psychological barriers in regards to older people not accessing the internet. She notes that only 37% of those above state pension age have internet access, supporting the notion of a digital genrational divide

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Berry

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Found that lower classes were less likely to use the internet and if they used techonology, they were more likely to use it for entertainment purposes, unlike the middle classes who would predominantly use it for knowledge and information

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Suggests that internet actitivites helping people connect such as email has positive effects on social ties, whereas individual activities such as surfing the internet has more negative impacts on relationships

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Whilst Facebook can help people find and cultivate relationships, it can also help break them up. It can challenge people's ideas about privacy and create social problems and scandal

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