Using the SPENCE Model of Online/Offline Community to Analyse Sociality of Social Machines

  title={Using the SPENCE Model of Online/Offline Community to Analyse Sociality of Social Machines},
  author={Caroline A. Halcrow and Les Carr and Susan Halford},
  journal={Proceedings of the 25th International Conference Companion on World Wide Web},
Online/offline community (O/OC), the integrated performance of community in a blend of online/offline activities is increasingly prevalent as online systems organise, mediate and broadcast forms of communal engagement. O/OCs are social machines where the focus is on the social achievement, rather than the computational outcomes, of the combined human-technical infrastructure. An O/OC model SPENCE is proposed as an analytical tool for describing social machines from the perspective of sociality… 

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