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Social networking communities and e-dating services : concepts and implications

Social networking communities and e-dating services : concepts and implications

Author: Celia Romm-Livermore; Kristina Setzekorn
Publisher: Hershey : Information Science Reference, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This book provides an overview of the major questions that researchers and practitioners in this area are addressing at this time and by outlining the possible future directions for theory development and empirical research on social networking and eDating"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Social networking communities and e-dating services.
Hershey : Information Science Reference, ©2009
(DLC) 2008022552
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Celia Romm-Livermore; Kristina Setzekorn
ISBN: 9781605661056 1605661058 1281764892 9781281764898 9786611764890 6611764895
OCLC Number: 253533802
Language Note: English.
Notes: "Premier reference source"--Cover.
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 398 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Section I. Social networking communities --
1. Individual differences in social networking site adoption / Harsha Gangadharbatla --
2. Unraveling the taste fabric of social networks / Hugo Liu, Pattie Maes, Glorianna Davenport --
3. Mobile social networks : a new locus of innovation / Nina D. Ziv --
4. Increasing capital revenue in social networking communities : building social and economic relationships through avatars and characters / Jonathan Bishop --
5. Collective solitude and social networks in World of Warcraft / Nicolas Ducheneaut, Nicholas Yee --
6. Collaboration challenges in community telecommunications networks / Sylvie Albert, Rolland LeBrasseur --
7. The impact of the Internet on political activism : evidence from Europe / Pippa Norris --
8. Toward improved community-supporting systems design : a study of professional community activity / Malte Geib [and others] --
9. Teens and social networking services : an overview / Maryann Mori --
Section II. Social networking sites for teenagers and young adults --
10. Student use of social media : university policy and response / Tamara L. Wandel --
11. Facebook follies : who suffers the most? / Katherine Karl, Joy Peluchette --
12. Trust in social networking : definitions from a global, cultural viewpoint / Max Kennedy, Toru Sakaguchi --
13. Virtuality and reality : what happens when the two collide? / Celia Romm-Livermore, Gail Livermore --
Section III. E-dating services --
14. Segmentation practices of e-dating / Linda Jane Coleman, Nisreen Bahnan --
15. Understanding and facilitating the development of social networks in online dating communities : a case study and model / Jonathon Bishop --
16. E-dating : the five phases on online dating / Monica T. Whitty --
17. How e-daters behave online : theory and empirical observations / Celia Romm-Livermore [and others] --
18. A trination analysis of social exchange relationships in e-dating / Sudhir H. Kale, Mark T. Spence --
19. Online matrimonial sites and the transformation of arranged marriage in India / Nainika Seth, Ravi Patnayakuni.
Responsibility: Celia Romm-Livermore, Kristina Setzekorn [editors].
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