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Introduction: The Politics and Promise of Craigslist

Jessa Lingel

in An Internet for the People: The Politics and Promise of craigslist

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691188904
eISBN:
9780691199887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691188904.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter is a brief overview on craigslist and its impact on digital culture. Most people think of craigslist as a simple-looking site with a few basic functions, but in terms of the ... More


A Constitutional-Driven Change of Heart: ISP Liability and Artificial Intelligence in the Digital Single Market

Oreste Pollicino and Giovanni De Gregorio

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2018

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190072506
eISBN:
9780190072520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190072506.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The role of online intermediaries has changed since the adoption of the e-Commerce Directive in 2000. The implementation of artificial intelligence technologies in online content management has ... More


Between Publics and Platforms

Mark Carrigan and Lambros Fatsis

in The Public and Their Platforms: Public Sociology in an Era of Social Media

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529201055
eISBN:
9781529201109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201055.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter analyzes the negotiation between the desire to be public and the limits and possibilities of social media, exploring the relationship between publics and platforms that plays out on a ... More


Making Platforms Public

Mark Carrigan and Lambros Fatsis

in The Public and Their Platforms: Public Sociology in an Era of Social Media

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529201055
eISBN:
9781529201109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201055.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter offers a sociology of platforms that is aimed at making them 'public' through the way that they are used. It highlights how exciting social media are as objects of and tools for ... More


Internet and Platform Work in Europe

Jan Drahokoupil and Agnieszka Piasna

in Digitalization and the Welfare State

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780192848369
eISBN:
9780191943652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192848369.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, Comparative Politics

This chapter provides an overview of quantitative comparative evidence on Internet and platform work in Europe. It shows that many have had experience of Internet and platform work, but only a small ... More


The European Regulatory Conundrum to Face the Rise and Amplification of False Content Online

Oreste Pollicino, Giovanni De Gregorio, and Laura Somaini

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2019

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197513552
eISBN:
9780197513576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197513552.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

In the last couple of years, the dissemination of false content online has raised serious concerns worldwide. As a result, states have attempted to tackle disinformation in different ways. Regulating ... More


Shaping Company Responsibility: Privatized Public Sphere

Tijana Milosevic

in Protecting Children Online?: Cyberbullying Policies of Social Media Companies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262037099
eISBN:
9780262344098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037099.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter surveys social media platforms whose policies are examined in this book and gives an overview of critical research on the increasing role of private intermediaries in regulating digital ... More


come_NET: Connecting Computer Clubs with a Community Platform

Konstantin Aal, Anne Weibert, Kai Schubert, Mary-Ann Sprenger, and Thomas Von Rekowski

in Socio-Informatics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198733249
eISBN:
9780191797736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733249.003.0013
Subject:
Mathematics, Computational Mathematics / Optimization

The case study presented in this chapter discusses the design and implementation of an online platform, “come_NET,” in the context of intercultural computer clubs in Germany. This tool was built in ... More


Introduction

José van

in The Platform Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190889760
eISBN:
9780190889807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190889760.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The introduction puts forward the notion of the “platform society,” which emphasizes the inextricable relation between online platforms and societal structures. It refers to a society in which social ... More


Protecting Children Online?: Cyberbullying Policies of Social Media Companies

Tijana Milosevic

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262037099
eISBN:
9780262344098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037099.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book examines social media companies’ policies against cyberbullying or digital bullying in the context of children and youth. It bases its arguments upon an analysis of written corporate ... More


Legal Pluralism in European Contract Law

Vanessa Mak

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198854487
eISBN:
9780191888779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854487.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The relevance of contracting and self-regulation in consumer markets has increased rapidly in recent years, in particular in the platform economy. Online platforms provide opportunities for ... More


Buddhism Unbundled: From Buddhist Geeks to Meditate.io

Ann Gleig

in American Dharma: Buddhism Beyond Modernity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300215809
eISBN:
9780300245042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215809.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The Buddhist Geeks project is an online Buddhist media platform launched in 2007 by two self-identified millennials who wanted to combine their passion for Buddhism with their “geeky skills.” It ... More


Indexing

Poorna Mysoor

in Implied Licences in Copyright Law

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198858195
eISBN:
9780191918667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858195.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter deals with indexing. Indexing is typically engaged in by internet service providers of different kinds, such as search engines, content aggregators, and online content sharing platforms, ... More


The Perils of Perfection Feminism

Stephanie Newman

in Millennial Feminism at Work: Bridging Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501760273
eISBN:
9781501760303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501760273.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter cites the perils of perfection feminism. Writing on Glass is an online media platform aiming to make the feminist theory more accessible, then, later on, helping other women build ... More


Afterword: #Illness

Stella Bolaki

in Illness as Many Narratives: "Arts, Medicine and Culture"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474402422
eISBN:
9781474418591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402422.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The entrance of intimate embodied experiences, illness and dying into the digital sphere foregrounds questions of boundaries (how far to go with public self-representation online) and genre (are ... More


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