Grannie’s on the net : intergenerational communication on Facebook
- Shannon Hebblethwaite, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Applied Human Sciences, Concordia University; Researcher, CREGÉS; Director, engAGE
Shannon Hebblethwaite will present her study on the uses of Facebook for family communication. This comparative case study brings together research on social media use, specifically Facebook, in Romania and Canada. The purpose of the study is to investigate how grandmothers communicate with grandchildren who move far away from home.