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‘Connected’ Presence: The Emergence of a New Repertoire for Managing Social Relationships in a Changing Communication Technoscape
This paper provides evidence for the development of a ‘connected’ management of relationships, in which the (physically) absent party gains presence through the multiplication of mediated communication gestures on both sides, up to the point where copresent interactions and mediated distant exchanges seem woven into a single seamless web. Expand
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Are social networks technologically embedded?: How networks are changing today with changes in communication technology
We try to understand the relationship between social networks (a set of social ties possessing one or more relational dimensions), exchanges between actors (made up of a succession of embodied gestures and language acts) and the various technical means for communication available today, which enable an exchange to be completed. Expand
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Emergent Uses of a Multiplayer Location‐aware Mobile Game: the Interactional Consequences of Mediated Encounters
This case study of the behaviours of players in an advanced location‐aware gaming environment provides a first glimpse of what the experience of living in a mobile‐based augmented urban public space might be like, and of the kind of social order and emergent ‘form‐of‐life’ that might characterize it. Expand
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Grindr casual hook-ups as interactional achievements
This article describes the way Grindr users have developed a particular ‘linguistic ideology’ that casts ordinary conversation as an interactional activity that is performed between (potential) friends and enables relational development. Expand
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Respecifying Mediated Interaction
ABSTRACT In this introduction to the special issue on “Orders of Interaction in Mediated Settings,” we explore the fundamentals of an ethnomethodological/conversation analytical perspective onExpand
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Gender-specific use of the domestic telephone
The paper is based on a study on the uses of the telephone in 317 French homes. Detailed billing data over four months were collected and compared with interviews concerning each regular phone userExpand
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The “Crisis of the Summons”: A Transformation in the Pragmatics of “Notifications,” from Phone Rings to Instant Messaging
This article analyzes a class of interactional devices that share the property of being “designed-to-occur” (e.g., alerts, alarms, warnings, calls, summons) and that can be more generally categorizedExpand
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Recognizing mutual ‘proximity’ at a distance: Weaving together mobility, sociality and technology
Abstract The aim of this paper is to analyse the way social gatherings are collaboratively accomplished in two highly different settings, routine mobile phone conversations, and a location-awareExpand
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Sociabilite et technologies de communication
L’objectif de cet article est d’identifier deux configurations d’usages ideal typiques concernant la gestion des liens telephoniques entre proches, a l’articulation de deux echelles d’observation desExpand
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Attending to a summons and putting other activities ‘on hold’
Trying to grasp multi-activity within a praxeological perspective, we focus on a set of situations in which participants experiencing some summoning event, such as a phone ring, recognisably ‘put onExpand
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