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Connecting Generations

The growth of online computer and social media usage is well-documented across all age groups . With this increased usage, technology is shaping the information we share and how we share it with friends and family members. Changing the way we interact via technology has the potential to change our relationships. In this study, we explore how these forms of communication connect family members, their concerns about Internet safety, and what they wish they knew more about related to online safety. We also explore the rules families have about online communication, and how family members feel about such practices. Ultimately we look at where family members would like these practices to move in the future.

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