Internet and Community

@article{Haythornthwaite2010InternetAC,
  title={Internet and Community},
  author={Caroline Haythornthwaite and Lori Kendall},
  journal={American Behavioral Scientist},
  year={2010},
  volume={53},
  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… Expand
Techno‐social Life: The Internet, Digital Technology, and Social Connectedness
This essay explores what it means to be socially connected in a techno-social world. It describes how a “triple revolution” in social connectedness has been catalyzed by the ever-increasing use ofExpand
The Local Frontiers of the Global Internet: The Effect of New Technology and Global Communication on Individuals and Communities in Britain
The global reach of digital technologies (ICTs) centred around the Internet is enabling individuals to network with information and people anywhere in the world. The worldwide span of this network ofExpand
Urban experience takes an informational turn: mobile internet usage and the unevenness of geosocial activity
TLDR
The convergence of ongoing discussions about the digital divide, the nascent class of mobile ICT, and the urban communities that have been most adversely impacted by uneven technological landscapes are explored. Expand
The Local Impact of the Global Internet: The Effect of New Technology and Global Communication on Individuals and Communities in Britain
Worldwide diffusion and use of the Internet is changing how we communicate, but also reconfiguring patterns of local and global communication – shaping what we know, and whom we know. Rather thanExpand
Facebook and the engineering of connectivity: A multi-layered approach to social media platforms
This article aims to explain how Web 2.0 platforms in general, and Facebook in particular, engineers online connections. Connectivity has become the material and metaphorical wiring of our culture, aExpand
A First Nations Online Social Environment in Northern Ontario
In 2000, one of Canada’s leading Aboriginal community networks, the Kuh-kenah Network, or K-Net, was on the verge of expanding into broadband services. (For more on K-Net, see chapter 14.) K-Net’sExpand
Re-examining the Relationship Between Civil Society and the Internet
The increasing frequency and proficiency of Internet use by civil society groups is touted by its proponents as proof of the Internet’s democratic credentials. Studies that highlight theExpand
Smart Phones and Mediated Relationships: The Changing Face of Relational Communication
Studies of the impact of computer-mediated forms of communication (CMC) on interpersonal relationships have focused primarily on observing, chronicling, or analyzing how today's digital age hasExpand
Research Adventures in Web 2.0: Encouraging Collaborative Local Content Creation through Edgex
The intersection of current arguments about the role of creative industries in economic development, online user-generated content and the uptake of broadband in economically disadvantagedExpand
Facebook and the engineering of connectivity
This article aims to explain how Web 2.0 platforms in general, and Facebook in particular, engineers online connections. Connectivity has become the material and metaphorical wiring of our culture, aExpand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 81 REFERENCES
Society Online: The Internet in Context
From the Publisher: Within the developed world, much of society experiences political, economic, and cultural life through a set of communication technologies barely older than many citizens.Expand
Community Networks: Where Offline Communities Meet Online
TLDR
Findings from longitudinal survey data on the use and social impact of community computer networking are described, showing that a person's sense of belonging and collective efficacy, group memberships, activism and social use of the Internet act as mediating variables. Expand
Mobile Communities: Are We Talking About a Village, a Clan, or a Small Group?
A central issue in the adoption and use of information and communication technology is the degree to which it either contributes to or detracts from the development of social cohesion in the smallExpand
Internet Connectivity, Community Participation, and Place Attachment: A Longitudinal Study
The effect of Internet connectivity on social involvement, civic participation, and community sentiments has recently received research attention. Mostly, previous studies have been limited in thatExpand
Geography and Community: New Forms of Interaction Among People and Places
Today location-based data, such as GPS coordinates, are increasingly being incorporated into Internet sites such as Flickr, Jaiku, and Placeopedia. In turn, new practices are emerging that evokeExpand
Oxford Handbook of Internet Psychology
Over one billion people use the Internet globally. Psychologists are beginning to understand what people do online, and the impact being online has on behaviour. It's making us re-think many of ourExpand
Community informatics: enabling communities with information and communications technologies
TLDR
Michad Gurstein's collection, Community lnformatics: Enabling Communities with Information and Communications Technologies, begins to fill a gap in the body of work to address the advent of regional development in relation to information and communication technology introductions. Expand
Computer Networks as Social Networks: Collaborative Work, Telework, and Virtual Community
When computer networks link people as well as machines, they become social networks. Such computer-supported social networks (CSSNs) are becoming important bases of virtual communities,Expand
Internet Use and the Concentration of Disadvantage: Glocalization and the Urban Underclass
This article argues that the literature on digital inequality—in its focus on individual characteristics, behaviors, and outcomes—has overlooked change within the context of where social and civicExpand
Technology Adoption and Use in the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans
Disasters are threatening and highly dynamic situations, marked by high levels of information need and low levels of information availability. Advances in communication technologies have given peopleExpand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...