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Technically together : reconstructing community in a networked world

Author: Taylor Dotson
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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If social interaction by social media has become "the modern front porch" (as one sociologist argues), offering richer and more various contexts for community and personal connection, why do we often feel lonelier after checking Facebook? For one thing, as Taylor Dotson writes in Technically Together, "Try getting a Facebook status update to help move a couch or stay for dinner." Dotson argues that the experts who  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Taylor Dotson
ISBN: 9780262036382 026203638X
OCLC Number: 1004566606
Description: 1 volume : illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm
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Why we should not accept "networked individualism" as the inevitable future of community.  Read more...

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