Mobile social networks and urban public space

  title={Mobile social networks and urban public space},
  author={Lee Humphreys},
  journal={New Media & Society},
The development and proliferation of mobile social networks have the potential to transform ways that people come together and interact in public space. These services allow new kinds of information to flow into public spaces and, as such, can rearrange social and spatial practices. Dodgeball is used as a case study of mobile social networks. Based on a year-long qualitative field study, this article explores how Dodgeball was used to facilitate social congregation in public spaces and begins… CONTINUE READING
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