Internet and Community

  title={Internet and Community},
  author={Caroline Haythornthwaite and Lori Kendall},
  journal={American Behavioral Scientist},
  pages={1083 - 1094}
Current trends in Internet accessibility and use show that information and communication technologies (ICTs) are becoming increasingly integrated with everyday life (Gackenbach, 2006; Howard & Jones, 2003; Joinson, McKenna, Reips & Postmes, 2007; Wellman & Haythornthwaite, 2002). Broadband, wireless, and mobile computing— combined with social media such as blogging, microblogging, and social networking—provide a vibrant communication and information infrastructure for today’s world. Research… 

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