Constructing a Desiring User: Discourse, Rurality, and Design in Location-Based Social Networks

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A growing body of literature addresses the use of Grindr and SCRUFF, location-based networking applications for gay, bisexual, and queer men. This study builds on that work, asking whose sexuality is produced in the design and use of these applications. Drawing from ethnographic research and discourse analysis, we build on analytical frames from science and… (More)
DOI: 10.1145/2998181.2998347

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@inproceedings{Hardy2017ConstructingAD, title={Constructing a Desiring User: Discourse, Rurality, and Design in Location-Based Social Networks}, author={Jean Hardy and Silvia Lindtner}, booktitle={CSCW}, year={2017} }