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Understanding Blogging And Copyright Infringement Within A Pinterest Generation, Ashley Mcalpin Apr 2014

Understanding Blogging And Copyright Infringement Within A Pinterest Generation, Ashley Mcalpin

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Copyright infringement within a Pinterest generation is growing at an alarming rate. This study sought to explain the phenomenon of stealing on Pinterest through a study of social interaction and perception thereof. The author found that the overall concept of interaction was widely misunderstood, along with the current copyright laws, leading to a broken sense of ethicality among the Pinterest generation. Through this study the impact of peer interaction, in compliance with the standards of Bandura's Social Learning theory (1977), was reviewed and found applicable to the Pinterest generation today. This study proved it relevant to further research the ...