Grannie’s on the net: Intergenerational communication on Facebook

CREGÉS Conference
Date: October 25, 2016
Schedule: 15:30 to 16:30
  • Shannon Hebblethwaite, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Applied Human Sciences, Concordia University; Researcher, CREGÉS; Director, engAGE
Organizers(s): CREGÉS
Location: McGill University | 1st floor| Room Wendy Patrick Hall Wilson
Webcast option: No
Language: English

Dr. 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.