Residential mobility, technology & social ties

  title={Residential mobility, technology & social ties},
  author={Irina Shklovski},
  booktitle={CHI Extended Abstracts},
This research uses the disruption associated with residential mobility, to develop a deeper theoretical understanding of the role of communication technology in the initiation, maintenances and dissolution of social relationships. Residential mobility is a common yet stressful event. It represents a natural experiment, because it puts people in a situation where some of their previous face-to-face interactions must stop or decline, leaving mediated communication as a way to retain contact… CONTINUE READING

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