Compelled To Be an Outsider: How Students on a Social Media
Detox Self-construct Their Generation
| COMUNICAZIONI SOCIALI - 2019 - 2. Generations, Time, and Media
Previous research has indicated that media technologies and media use form an important cultural glue within generations. Younger generations, in particular, have been noted to build their generational identity around the technology and devices that they use. We believe it is important to explore how generations and shared identities are constructed, especially in unusual circumstances that lead to in-depth self-reflexivity. The aim of this study was to see how the disruption of habitual social media use helps to outline the generational self-construction of young adults...