Digital atmospheres: affective practices of care in Elefriends.

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This article develops the concept of digital atmosphere to analyse the affective power of social media to shape practices of care and support for people living with mental distress. Using contemporary accounts of affective atmospheres, the article focuses on feelings of distress, support and care that unfold through digital atmospheres. The power of social… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/1467-9566.12545

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@article{Tucker2017DigitalAA, title={Digital atmospheres: affective practices of care in Elefriends.}, author={Ian Tucker and Lewis Goodings}, journal={Sociology of health & illness}, year={2017}, volume={39 4}, pages={629-642} }