Nathan Critchlow, Anne Marie MacKintosh, Lucie Hooper, Christopher Thomas & Jyotsna Vohra (2019) Participation with alcohol marketing and user-created promotion on social media, and the association with higher-risk alcohol consumption and brand identification among adolescents in the UK, Addiction Research & Theory, DOI: 10.1080/16066359.2019.1567715   Abstract Aim: To explore participation with alcohol marketing (i.e. commenting Read More →

Authors: Tim Lobstein, Jane Landon, Nicole Thornton & David Jernigan Title: The commercial use of digital media to market alcohol products: a narrative review Journal: Addiction, 2016, 10.1111/add.13493 Abstract: Background and aims: The rising use of digital media in the last decade, including social networking media and downloadable applications, has created new opportunities for marketing a wide range Read More →

Authors: Grace C. Huang, Jennifer B. Unger, Daniel Soto, Kayo Fujimoto, Mary Ann Pentz, Maryalice Jordan-Marsh, and Thomas W. Valente Title: Peer Influences: The Impact of Online and Offline Friendship Networks on Adolescent Smoking and Alcohol Use Journal: Journal of Adolescent Health xxx (2013) 1-7 Abstract Purpose: Online social networking sites (SNSs) have become a popular mode of communication among adolescents. Read More →

Authors: Kathleen Beullens and Adriaan Schepers Title: Display of Alcohol Use on Facebook: A Content Analysis Journal: CYBERPSYCHOLOGY, BEHAVIOR, AND SOCIAL NETWORKING. Volume 16, Number 7, 2013 Abstract The present study has two main objectives. First, to examine how alcohol use is portrayed in the visual and textual references on Facebook, and second, to determine how friends react to these alcohol-related Read More →

Authors: Megan A Pumper and Megan A Moreno Title: Identifying High-Risk Alcohol Users Among First-Year College Students: Attitude, Intention, and Facebook Journal: J Alcoholism Drug Depend 1: 128. doi:10.4172/2329-6488.1000128 Abstract Purpose: It is challenging to identify older adolescents at risk for alcohol dependence. This study investigated first-year college students who scored as high-risk alcohol users (HAU), and examined their alcohol use Read More →

Authors: Brad Ridout, Andrew Campbell & Louise Ellis Title: ‘Off your Face(book)’: Alcohol in online social identity construction and its relation to problem drinking in university students Journal: Drug and Alcohol Review (January 2012), 31, 20–26 Abstract Introduction and Aims: Alcohol is a key component of identity exploration for many young people, yet few studies have investigated identity construction in Read More →

Authors: Megan A. Moreno, Dimitri A. Christakis, Katie G. Egan, Libby N. Brockman, Tara Becker Title: Associations Between Displayed Alcohol References on Facebook and Problem Drinking Among College Students Journal: Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012;166(2):157-163. Abstract Objective: To examine the associations between displayed alcohol use and intoxication/problem drinking (I/PD) references on Facebook and self-reported problem drinking using a clinical scale. Design: Content Read More →

Authors: Jennifer A. Epstein Title: Adolescent computer use and alcohol use: What are the role of quantity and content of computer use? Journal: Addictive Behaviors 36 (2011) 520–522 Abstract The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between computer use and alcohol use among adolescents. In particular, the goal of the research was to determine the role of Read More →