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The Strength of Very Weak Ties - Lokale soziale Netze in Nachbarschaften und im Internet

  title={The Strength of Very Weak Ties - Lokale soziale Netze in Nachbarschaften und im Internet},
  author={Diplom-Ingenieurin Helga Jonuschat and J. Olbertz},
Urban social networks like neighborhoods, local associations or civic initiatives are bound by loose and weak ties that are usually only temporarily and to a certain degree important for individuals. However, they can support a feeling of social integration and are a source of support, e.g. in terms of information or help in everyday life. In times of facebook and other social networks, we face the question, if internet based social networks could help to support local weak ties, i.e. local… CONTINUE READING
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