Essays about: "online weak ties"

Found 5 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. 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

  5. 5. Improving Researcher-Patient Collaboration through Social Network Websites

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Informatik; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Informatik

    Author : Olayiwola Akindayo; Cynthia Dopgima; [2012]
    Keywords : Social networks; Social networking sites Public and Private ; Col-laboration; Social capital;

    Abstract : Purpose: The main purpose of this study/thesis is to, through an interview with researchers in medical field in Jönköping,  provide an empirical analysis of the link or relationship between medical researcher and patient through social networking sites specifically for collaboration in order to improve relationships, dissemination of information and knowledge sharing. Background: The importance of social networking websites as a means of interaction between groups of individuals cannot be underestimated. READ MORE