New forms of social and professional digital relationships: the case of Facebook

@article{Ferri2011NewFO,
  title={New forms of social and professional digital relationships: the case of Facebook},
  author={Fernando Ferri and Patrizia Grifoni and Tiziana Guzzo},
  journal={Social Network Analysis and Mining},
  year={2011},
  volume={2},
  pages={121-137}
}
In recent years social media are becoming ubiquitous and important for social networking and for sharing content and knowledge; they are increasingly used for professional purposes beyond personal and home use. Social networks are spreading so much that they now represent one of the most relevant and interesting social phenomena. The study presented in this paper aims to analyse how Facebook is used by researchers, by means of a quantitative method, and the experiences and perceptions of… Expand
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