Designing Community-Based Online Sites for Parents

ParentNet

Online social networking platform for parents of middle school children to talk about and keep up with their children’s technology and social media use

Data

  • 10 months of deployment
  • 133 participants
  • log data
  • focus groups

Outcomes

  • Parents may not easily switch from existing school communication platforms
  • that they are already familiar with
  • School support was critical for promoting adoption
  • Parents felt like they had too much technology in their lives and were not looking for more platforms to keep up with

For more details, please read the full paper

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