Some sources from Sherry Turkle’s Reclaiming Conversation:

  1. Are Close Friends the Enemy? Online Social Networks, Self-Esteem, and Self-Control
    1. important key words: strong ties, self esteem, self control, social network
    2. Examined the relationship between social media connection, self-esteem and self-control. Authors found a significant link between people who are connected to their social media accounts and a hike in self-esteem.
  2. The App Generation: How Today’s Youth Navigate Identity, Intimacy and Imagination in a Digital World
    1. important key words: app generation, sense of self, bias
    2. Identifies how young people view themselves and their relationships in an age where social interaction is performed almost exclusively online and popularity hinges on likes.
  3. How Facebook Makes Us Unhappy
    1. important key words: nonusers, social comparison, social snacking
    2. Reviews a study that found a link between Facebook usage and overall happiness. The more Facebook was used, the less happy people were in general.