Virtual Social Networks: Toward A Research Agenda

@article{Sangwan2009VirtualSN,
  title={Virtual Social Networks: Toward A Research Agenda},
  author={Sunanda Sangwan and Chong Guan and Judy A. Siguaw},
  journal={IJVCSN},
  year={2009},
  volume={1},
  pages={1-13}
}
Multi-user virtual communities have become an accepted fundamental component of communication whereby community members share information and knowledge for mutual learning or problem solving. Virtual communities in a multi-user virtual environment (MUVE) have evolved into active social networks, formulating an alternative social existence and this phenomenon warrants further investigations. In these virtual social networks (VSNs), member participation is essential for their success. Therefore… CONTINUE READING

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