Essays about: "online weak ties"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words online weak ties.

  1. 1. MIGRANT CHILDREN’S SOCIAL EMBEDDEDNESS BY MODALITY SWITCHING THROUGH ONLINE VIDEO GAMES

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Sholeh Takht Kooseh; [2018-07-04]
    Keywords : Migrant children; Online video game OVG ; Modality switching; Social embeddedness; Communication; Interaction; online weak ties;

    Abstract : Online video games are a mass phenomenon in today’s life that have become a leisure activity for many people, including children. One feature of the online video games is meeting others with more common interests which can help children find social networks to share common values and interests. READ MORE

  2. 2. Facebook as a multi-tool for public engagement and mobilizing : insights into the new world of online activism

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Linn Rönnols; [2016]
    Keywords : ENGO; NGO; social media; Facebook; environmental communication; online campaign; public engagement; mobilization; weak ties;

    Abstract : The upswing of social media in recent years has altered the field of environmental communication and facilitated a more widespread conversation about environmental issues. Facebook and other social media have opened up a lot of new possibilities for online campaigning and engaging with the public. READ MORE

  3. 3. Social networks and participatory governance of urban green commons : the case of Vuosaari District in Helsinki, Finland

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Eric Opu; [2014]
    Keywords : social networks; public participation; urban green spaces;

    Abstract : Urban development is today causing the loss of urban green spaces such as urban forests and meadows on which cities equally rely for recreation and other ecosystem services. This loss of urban green spaces is increasingly being contested by some members of the citizenry. READ MORE

  4. 4. Web Mediated Communications : Positive and Negative Effects

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Institutionen Handels- och IT-högskolan

    Author : Ali Karimi; [2013]
    Keywords : Web Mediated Communications; Web; Social Media; Virtual Communities; Positive Effects; Negative Effects;

    Abstract : Web mediated communications revolutionized traditional social interactions. It is designed tofacilitate information exchange between individuals and to enable people to connect with friends,family, classmates etc. virtually. READ MORE

  5. 5. THE ROLE OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN CREATING POLITICAL AWARENESS AND MOBILIZING POLITICAL PROTESTS : A Focus on Turkey

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för datavetenskap och kommunikation (CSC)

    Author : Ender Yunus; [2013]
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    Abstract : In the recent years, the internet penetration, social media production and consumption have increased dramatically all over the world. This increase has affected the politics in most parts of the world in many ways. READ MORE