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Paul Byron

Report

Safety, risk and wellbeing on dating apps: final report

This project responds to the need to provide more detailed, first-hand accounts to better understand the way health, wellbeing and safety are experienced through dating apps. The report outlines key findings of a two-year ARC Linkage partnership between Swinburne University of Technology, ACON Health, Family...
Report

Swiping, stealthing and catfishing: dating and hookup apps in the media

This report aims to inform and support professionals developing health campaigns, resources or interventions to cut through and move beyond popular media narratives regarding dating and hookup apps. It also examines these media narratives in order to better understand the cultural context of app use...
Journal article

Young people, social media, social network sites and sexual health communication in Australia

Social media and social network sites (SNS) are an evolving area for sexual health communication with young people. They present opportunities and challenges for sexual health professionals and young people alike, such as learning through interactivity and addressing concerns about privacy. In this article, we...
Report

Young people and sexting in Australia: ethics, representation and the law

The Young People and Sexting in Australia report presents the findings of a qualitative study of young people’s understandings of, and responses to, current Australian laws, media and educational resources that address sexting.