Section 2: References and Sources (Social Media)

By | November 12, 2019

Social Media: Are UK Teenagers Addicted to Social Media?

Links, References and Sources

This list includes sources cited in the discussion plus additional sources. (Dates in British format. )

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BBC News. (4 Jul 2018) Social media apps are ‘deliberately’ addictive to users. UERL: [retrieved: 12/11/19]

Cassell, J. & Cramer, M. (2007) Hi Tech or High Risk? Moral Panics about Girls Online. In Digital Youth, Innovation, and the Unexpected: The MacArthur Foundation Series on Digital Media and Learning (ed. T. MacPherson), 53-75. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Author’s  copy here: [retrieved 11/11/19]

Denworth, L. (Nov 2019). Social Media Has Not Destroyed a Generation: New findings suggest angst over the technology is misplaced. Scientific American. URL: [retrieved: 12/11/19] [paywall]

🌟 A similar version of the same material is on Vox (16/5/19). URL: [retrieved: 13/11/19]

Dots, Dashes, and Dating Apps (7 Aug 2019) The Secret History of the Future.  [retrieved 11/11/19]

Durkee, T. et al. (2012) ‘Prevalence of pathological internet use among adolescents in Europe: demographic and social factors’, Addiction, 107(12), pp. 2210–2222. [firewall]

Eurogamer (6th Oct 2019)’ New legal challenge accuses Epic of “knowingly” creating the “very, very addictive game”, Fortnite. URL: [retrieved 12/11/19]

Eyal, N. (2014). Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products. Penguin Books.  URL: [retrieved: 12/11/19]

Eyal, N. (2019).  Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life. Bloomsbury Publishing. URL: [retrieved: 12/11/19]

Eyal, N. (12 Oct 2019) ‘Stop the email ping-pong’: nine ways to avoid digital distraction. Guardian. URL: [retrieved: 12/11/19]

Goldberg, I (no date) Obituary: The Late Ivan Goldberg, MD. URL: [retrieved 12/11/19]

McLaren, L. (4 Aug 2019). Innocence lost: what did you do before the internet?. Guardian. URL: [retrieved: 12/11/19]

Mills, K.L. (2016) ‘Possible effects of internet use on cognitive development in adolescence’. Media and Communication, 4 (3), 4–12. [retrieved 11/11/19]

Newport, C. (2019). Digital Minimalism: On Living Better with Less Technology. Penguin Books. URL: Audio Book: [retrived 12/1/19]

Orben, A (2019). Personal academic website. [retrieved [11/11/19]

Orben, A and Przybylski, A.K. (Jan 2019). The association between adolescent well-being and digital technology use. (Review proof). URL: [retrieved 11/11/19]

Packard, V. (1957, reprint 2007). The Hidden Persuaders. Ig Publishing. URL: [retrieved 12/11/19]

Parenting for a Digital Future. [retrieved 11/11/19]

Pillar Boxes. [retrieved 11/11/19]

Przybylski, A.K. (July 2019) Is technology addiction a myth?  [retrieved 11/11/19]

Sharples, M., Graber, R., Harrison, C., & Logan, K. (2009). E‐safety and Web 2.0 for children aged 11–16. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 25(1), 70-84.URL: [retrieved 11/11/19]

Strittmatter, E. et al. (2016) ‘A 2-year longitudinal study of prospective predictors of pathological Internet use in adolescents’, European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. KG, 25(7), pp. 725–734. [firewall]

The Trouble with ‘Screentime’ Rules. (8th June 2017).  Blog: Parenting for a Digital Future. [retrieved 11/11/19]

Turvey, K. (19 Sep 12019) Tweet [retrieved 11/11/19]

Turvey, K. (19 Sep 2019) Tweet Thread Unroll. [retrieved 11/11/19]

Turvey, K. and Pachler, N. (no date) Chapter 4.2: Tablet devices in education-beyond face-value. URL: [retrieved 11/11/19] [pre-print copy]

Twenge, J. (Sep 2017)  Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation? The Atlantic. URL: [retrieved: 12/11/19]

Wallis, D. (13 Jan 1997). Just Click No: Dr. Ivan K. Goldberg and the Internet Addiction Disorder. URL: [retrieved 12/11/19]

Wu, T. (2016). The Attention Merchants: The Epic Scramble to Get Inside our Heads. Penguin Books. URL: [retrieved 12/11/19]

Zuboff, S. (2019). The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power. Profile Books

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