Introduction to the thematic section: Family life in a networked age. Influences and changes of mobile and social media use on everyday life in families with young children

Ulla Autenrieth

Abstract


The articles in this thematic section of Studies in Communication Sciences give an insight into the current research in the field of media usage in families. Furthermore, three articles in the next issue 16/2 will contribute to completing this overview, addressing such issues as the development of specific social media applications to help families to deal with the management of their everyday life, and the significance of social network sites for young mothers.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scoms.2016.05.002


Keywords


editorial; networked age; families; social media

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