CommonTies: a context-aware nudge towards social interaction

  title={CommonTies: a context-aware nudge towards social interaction},
  author={Azza Abouzeid and Jay Chen},
  booktitle={CSCW Companion},
Urbanization has created transient, ethnically-varied, and densely-populated communities where meaningful human contact is difficult. Urban social norms such as "civil inattention" --- a deliberate display of unwillingness to become more familiar with strangers --- discourage social interactions among strangers. While these norms help reduce anxiety or fear in overcrowded urban centers they hinder meaningful social interactions in public spaces (coffee shops, museums, and malls, etc.) and… CONTINUE READING

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