A Networked Self: Identity, Community, and Culture on Social Network Sites
Taylor & Francis, Jul 30, 2010 - Computers - 8 pages
A Networked Self examines self presentation and social connection in the digital age. This collection brings together new work on online social networks by leading scholars from a variety of disciplines. The focus of the volume rests on the construction of the self, and what happens to self-identity when it is presented through networks of social connections in new media environments. The volume is structured around the core themes of identity, community, and culture – the central themes of social network sites. Contributors address theory, research, and practical implications of many aspects of online social networks including self-presentation, behavioral norms, patterns and routines, social impact, privacy, class/gender/race divides, taste cultures online, uses of social networking sites within organizations, activism, civic engagement and political impact.
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Review: A Networked Self: Identity, Community, and Culture on Social Network SitesUser Review - Laurel - Goodreads
This is a collection of "theory and research on online social networks by leading scholars from a variety of disciplines". It has been sitting on my work desk for about 6 months and I am pleased I now ... Read full review
Review: A Networked Self: Identity, Community, and Culture on Social Network SitesUser Review - Karl Georg - Goodreads
The quality of the contributions varies between pretty good and quite poor. Zizi herself seems to be one smart woman. Read full review