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Engineering Sociality in a Culture of Connectivity

José van Dijck

in The Culture of Connectivity: A Critical History of Social Media

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199970773
eISBN:
9780199307425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199970773.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter lays out a historical map of social media’s transformation between 2001 and 2012. The Web 2.0 gradually changed from being an infrastructure for networked communication to offering a ... More


Friending the Past

Alan Liu

in Friending the Past: The Sense of History in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226451817
eISBN:
9780226452005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226452005.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter studies the change from prior senses of history to today's “real time” sense of history—or instant sense of community—of social networks. How was the equivalent of a sense of history ... More


Social Media and the Olympics

Andy Miah

in Sport 2.0: Transforming Sports for a Digital World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035477
eISBN:
9780262343114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035477.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter focuses on how the rise of social media has transformed media events. First, it considers the characteristics of the Web 2.0 era before considerin how the Olympic industry has organized ... More


New Media States: Web 2.0 and Embedded Video Practice

Kenneth Rogers

in Resolutions 3: Global Networks of Video

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670826
eISBN:
9781452947181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670826.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter focuses on embedded video practice, which situates the medium within a complex of social practices and media technologies. Realizing that the strategic interventions and nonstandard ... More


Technology Is Something to Make the World a Better Place

Tim O’Reilly and Adolfo Plasencia

in Is the Universe a Hologram?: Scientists Answer the Most Provocative Questions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036016
eISBN:
9780262339308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036016.003.0019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In this dialogue, Tim O’Reilly begins by explaining why change is natural and good and how we have to be open to the future. Later he discusses how the logic that makes things work is related to ... More


Interplay of youth culture, Web 2.0 and political participation in Europe: new reflections after the ‘youth quake’ in Northern Africa and the Middle East

Morena Cuconato and Natalia Waechter

in Youth participation in Europe: Beyond discourses, practices and realities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300182
eISBN:
9781447307792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300182.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The recent Arab youth's rebellion offers a valuable insight into new forms of online participation, alongside the role of youth culture for political participation. In this chapter, first we reflect ... More


Web 2.0 and the Museum

Peter Weibel

in Imagery in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015721
eISBN:
9780262315159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015721.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter begins with a description of The Noah’s Ark Principle story, which the author relates to the concept of museums. Museums, whose responsibility it is to safeguard distinguished artworks ... More


The Logic of Physics versus the Logic of Computer Science

Bebo White and Adolfo Plasencia

in Is the Universe a Hologram?: Scientists Answer the Most Provocative Questions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036016
eISBN:
9780262339308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036016.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Bebo White, the physicist and computational scientist at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in Stanford University, was one of the first people to get involved in Web technology as a result of ... More


5.2 Social Networking and e-Research

Mike Thelwall

in World Wide Research: Reshaping the Sciences and Humanities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014397
eISBN:
9780262272087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014397.003.0019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

From an e-Research perspective, social networking is of interest for two reasons. First, the software is complex and based on large databases containing users' details, pictures, and other resources. ... More


Do We Really Need Media Education 2.0? Teaching Media in the Age of Participatory Culture

David Buckingham

in Education and Social Media: Toward a Digital Future

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034470
eISBN:
9780262334853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034470.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter makes the case for what and how we should teach about media in K-12 schools and universities. The author takes a measured approach, advocating the teaching of both traditional media ... More


The User-Generated Nation

Florian Schneider

in China's Digital Nationalism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190876791
eISBN:
9780190876838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876791.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 7 turns to user-generated content, social media, and ‘Web 2.0’ technologies in digital China’s message boards and comment sections. The cases of the Nanjing Massacre and the Diaoyu Islands ... More


From the Piratical to the Creative User

James Meese

in Authors, Users, and Pirates: Copyright Law and Subjectivity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037440
eISBN:
9780262344517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037440.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The second chapter focuses on the user and examines how this subject has become an increasingly prominent element of copyright law across the twentieth century. After introducing the basics (and ... More


Introduction: A phenomenon after cinema – the Chinese stardom goes ‘cyber’

Dorothy Wai Sim Lau

in Chinese Stardom in Participatory Cyberculture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474430333
eISBN:
9781474460040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430333.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter delineates the picture of stardom in participatory cyberspace, epitomised by Web 2.0. It then concentrates on Chinese icons who have established their status in cinema and ... More


Our Space? Ethnicity, Diaspora, and Online Life

David Parker

in China Abroad: Travels, Subjects, Spaces

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099456
eISBN:
9789882206687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099456.003.0013
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores some of the identity formations emerging through online interaction among second generation Chinese migrants. The discussion draws on a survey of Internet use among Chinese ... More


Embedding e-Research Applications : Designing for Usability

Grace de la Flor, Marina Jirotka, Sharon Lloyd, and Andrew Warr

in World Wide Research: Reshaping the Sciences and Humanities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014397
eISBN:
9780262272087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014397.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines key technical artifacts of e-Research, including e-Infrastructure and application software tools, from the perspective of the researchers who are trying to achieve their ... More


Congress 2.0—Internet-Style Politics

Jason Gainous and Kevin M. Wagner

in Tweeting to Power: The Social Media Revolution in American Politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199965076
eISBN:
9780199350476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199965076.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter presents a detailed examination of the consumer side of the use of social media. We explore who is using social media the most and what characterizes those users in the context of Web ... More


New Social Media and the Technomoral Virtues

Shannon Vallor

in Technology and the Virtues: A Philosophical Guide to a Future Worth Wanting

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190498511
eISBN:
9780190498542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190498511.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This chapter applies the technomoral practices and virtues defined in Part II to the ethical challenges presented by the emergence of new social media technologies. These increasingly mediate and ... More


Video Art on YouTube

Alexandra Juhasz

in Resolutions 3: Global Networks of Video

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670826
eISBN:
9781452947181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670826.003.0026
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter draws several distinctions between old and nouveau art video given the fact of YouTube and how it alters the production, distribution, and consumption of video (art) via Web 2.0 ... More


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