Reference. Section: Choose, Top of page, Reference <<. Madden, M, Zickuhr, K ( ) 65% of online adults use social networking sites. Available at. Zizi Papacharissi is an academic powerhouse. Whatever you've been doing for the last fifteen years, she probably makes you look lazy. A Networked Self examines self presentation and social connection in the digital age. This collection Zizi Papacharissi. Taylor & Francis, Jul.

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Tana Schiewer rated it liked it Mar 03, Blog readers tended to be slightly more Republican but had significantly higher incomes than interpersonal site users.

Want to Read saving…. LtFox rated it it betworked amazing Feb 12, Dave Langcaster rated it really liked it Aug 21, The quality of the contributions varies between pretty good and quite poor.

It’s a mobile platform with an Internet link. Trivia About A Networked Self It did set out some sense of a basic program of study, but it was introductory. John rated it liked it Jan 28, Collective Narcissism in Facebook Photos was a pretty cool – it was an anthropological approach to categorizing the usage of photos by 1st year college students.

Outline potential benefits and confirmed that a top down approach doesn’t work without explaining why. A Networked Self examines self presentation and social connection in the digital age. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Ch 3 was about whether or not online activity was addictive.

A Networked Self: Identity, Community, and Culture on Social Network Sites by Zizi Papacharissi

The paper has a good beginning but I wasn’t satisfied with the approach, and the discussion of “affordances” what a device or a piece of software allows you to do, ie: The subjects were using Facebook to present a self narrative of coming of age.

Ch 9 has a similar example with targeted political campaigns. Math phobic readers might want to skim this chapters as well.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Ch 1 was not as strong as the keynote. As such it relates well to Ch 2 and does cite danah boyd’s work. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


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This is a collection of “theory and research on online social networks by leading scholars from a variety of disciplines”. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. An interesting result was the negative correlation between YouTube use and voting vs. We failed to achieve global benefits with CRM – sales people and managers did not want to record or share information which they rightly regarded as personal. Ch 11 was a disappointing examination of the use of Twitter among marketing personnel.

Her studies were fully funded by fellowships and scholarships from both the Onassis Foundation and the University of Texas of Austin, where she received her PhD in New Media Technologies and Political Communication.

Paperbackpages. Ch 6 picks up on a bit of this in discussing the nature of “social capital” but examines it in terms papacharixsi benefits accruing to the participant. Another observation was that campaigning targeted towards specific constituencies backfired as it could be widely parodied or played back in other markets less sympathetic to the message.

The thesis was that people would relate better to AI if the programs made use of social knowledge. Generally I find Marxist dialectic narrow and limiting, especially since we don’t really know what SNS is going to be. She was recently recognized by her alma mater, UT-Austin, as a high-impact scholar, an honor bestowed to a handful networker the School’s most productive and impactful doctoral graduates Return to Book Page.

But maybe that is just me.

A Networked Self: Identity, Community, and Culture on Social Network Sites

My only complaint is that I personally prefer books to read more like, well, a book than a journal article. Marine Simonyan rated it it was amazing Feb 11, Stockfish rated it it was amazing Mar 17, Ritva rated it really liked it Jan 27, papachxrissi A bit before my time but I’m familiar with the name.


She recognizes the “messiness” of the analogy but does not choose to force it; rather she explores different modes in which people communicate such as through profiles, walls, comments, visible and invisible participants lurkers and Collapsed Contexts. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

The volume is structured around the core themes of identity, community, and culture – the central themes of social network sites. I’ve passed up commenting selc some online articles precisely because of the requirement of linking my post to my Facebook identity which I reserve solely for personal friends and family.

Also if you get turned off by mathematical terms such as chi square tests, ANOVA and regressions I’m not you might want to skip it. Some sociologists feel that the traditional notion of community was undermined by modern urbanization and that the drive to SNS constitutes a form of nostalgia.

Ch 5 is about the notion of community and asks whether or not the concept really applies to SNS. I think a book gives you license to write in a more accessible and less rigidly academic manner, tying some of your concepts paoacharissi more artfully and clearly rather than using the traditional strictures.

The only meme I think is missing from this paper is a reference to Metcalf’s Law. She has papachxrissi authored over 50 journal articles, book chapters or reviews, and serves on the editorial board of eleven journals, including the Journal of Communication, Human Communication Research, and New Media and Society. There is a strong keynote chapter by A. In particular it should have categorized and itemized what the affordances in SNS software were.