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Virtual Togetherness: an Everyday-life Perspective
This article examines the place and value of online relationships and interactions in Internet users' everyday lives. The analysis is based on an in-depth study of the practices of 21 domestic usersExpand
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Subactivism: Lifeworld and Politics in the Age of the Internet
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The potential of the Internet to enhance civic participation has been examined in numerous theoretical and empirical studies. Expand
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Internet Society: The Internet in Everyday Life
Conceptualizing User Agency Technology in Everyday Life Researching the Internet at Home Becoming a Domestic Internet User Situating the Virtual Little Behaviour Genres of the Internet Making RoomExpand
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Involving the Virtual Subject
As users of computer networks have become more active in producing their own electronic records, in the form of transcripts of onlinediscussions, ethicists have attempted to interpret this newExpand
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Web 2.0 Technologies of the Self
Although no scholarly consensus exists on the issue, the claim that a substantive reconfiguration of the Internet has occurred in the beginning of the 2000s has settled firmly in public common sense.Expand
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The Internet in Everyday Life
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We identify new cultural practices emerging on this basis and reflect on what these practices mean for the social shaping of the internet as a communication medium. Expand
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Do clouds have politics? Collective actors in social media land
This commentary reviews some of the central theoretical concepts and contentions that represent the intellectual scaffold of this special issue. It looks closely at the notions of collective identityExpand
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Community Technology and Democratic Rationalization
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We show that conflicting answers to the central question of the present theoretical debate--Is community possible on computer networks?--generalize from particular features of systems and software prevalent at different stages in the development of computer networking. We conclude that research should focus instead on how to design computer networks to better support community activities and values. Expand
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Reconfiguring the mediapolis: New media and civic agency
  • M. Bakardjieva
  • Sociology, Computer Science
  • New Media Soc.
  • 1 February 2012
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The summer of 2007 marked the growing visibility of blogs and bloggers in the Bulgarian public sphere. Expand
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