Maintaining Relationships Through Social Media and the Way Forward

@inproceedings{Afedzie2020MaintainingRT,
  title={Maintaining Relationships Through Social Media and the Way Forward},
  author={Richard H. Afedzie and Stanford Nartey and James Aller},
  year={2020}
}
This paper examines the influence of social media in our global political, social, and business landscape. It underscores the argument that the value of social media in our 21st century social and business lifestyles cannot be overlooked. It explores some of the ways in which social media has shaped and positively maintained friendship, dating, and family relationships. It also highlights some of the growing challenges and emerging moral risks associated with unregulated social media prevalence… 

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 18 REFERENCES
Following the Fashionable Friend: The Power of Social Media
ABSTRACT This article investigates—and compares—the effects of brand publicity in social and “traditional” digital media. In an analysis of consumer responses to identical brand publicity in seven
Religion, Social Networks, and Life Satisfaction
Although the positive association between religiosity and life satisfaction is well documented, much theoretical and empirical controversy surrounds the question of how religion actually shapes life
The Culture of Connectivity: A Critical History of Social Media
Table of Contents Acknowledgments Chapter 1: Engineering Sociality in a Culture of Connectivity 1.1 Introduction 1.2 From Networked Communication to Platformed Sociality 1.3 Making the Web Social:
Are Consumers Following Retailers to Social Networks
INTRODUCTION The current economy poses many challenges for marketers and retailers. A Yankelovich Partners study (2005) found almost sixty percent of US customers find marketing to be irrelevant for
Bullying and Cyberbullying : History , Statistics , Law , Prevention and Analysis
Bullying has been engrained in American society since the country’s founding. Bred from a capitalistic economy and competitive social hierarchy, bullying has remained a relevant issue through the
Cyberbullying: Review of an Old Problem Gone Viral.
Social Media in Practice: The Challenges of Using Facebook in Higher Education
Facebook, as a medium of social network, has been used by people worldwide in their daily life. The aim of this study was to investigate the difficulties students faced at the higher education level
Communication Networks: Toward a New Paradigm for Research
TLDR
A communication network in a small village of Korea Oryu Li is described, in which basic principles are applied to collectively make decisions about family planning, to illustrate methods of network analysis.
Crisis Informatics: Studying Crisis in a Networked World
Serious crises and disasters have micro and macro social arrangements that differ from routine situations, as the field of disaster studies has described over its 100-year history. With increasingly
Citizen communications in crisis: anticipating a future of ICT-supported public participation
TLDR
Drawing on disaster social science, a critical aspect of post-impact disaster response that does not yet receive much information science research attention is considered, with a focus on persistent citizen communications as one form of interaction in this arena.
...
...