Discussion on Adolescents' Online Social Networking and the Relationship with Their Parents

Journal: Region - Educational Research and Reviews DOI: 10.32629/rerr.v4i2.802

Zimo Zhuang

Suzhou Foreign Language School


With the development of the Internet and the popularity of smart electronics, online communication has become an important way for teenagers to communicate. When they use electronic devices to communicate with their friends, what is the attitude of their parents? Taking this question as a starting point, and through extensive questionnaires and one-on-one interviews, the author makes an in-depth investigation of the two generations' different views on network communication, and analyzes the root causes of such differences. By combining quantitative and qualitative analysis, the paper attempts to discuss how the perceptions of the two generations collide and converge, bringing fresh first-hand information and ideas to the research in this field.


social networking; adolescence; communication; family gap


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