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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In one sense it was perhaps the strongest paper in the book and he makes a number of good points. It asks why CMC computer mediated communication is different and worthy of study. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Thanks for telling us about the problem. In particular it should have categorized and itemized what the affordances in SNS software were.

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May 16, Sara Marks added it. I might even get a small ego boost if you click Yes at the bottom. She has also 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.

Her work focuses on the social and political consequences of online media. Even if it weren’t the media provides a self documenting laboratory to examine characteristics of human behaviour.


CC is a good concept to know about. Because these are conference proceedings there isn’t as strong a focus as would be found in an authored book.

Not much here that was new for me. Jan 27, Alberto rated it did not like it.

This was a very good collection of essays, and yes, research reports. The focus of the volume rests on the construction of the self, and what happens to self-identity when it is presented through networks of social connections in new media e A Networked Self examines self presentation and social connection in the digital age.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. I’ve passed up commenting on 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.

Her fourth book is titled Affective Publics: Chapter 7 categorized users into 5 types: Zizi is the editor of the Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, and the founding and current Editor of the new open access Sage journal Social Media and Society.

Common categories were group vs. Return to Book Page.

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

By way of conversation it would update it’s and your status on Facebook and inform you of new postings of your online friends. Components included a face recognition program that could identify you if you were a member of Sarah’s online “Friends” and voice recognition that could interpret simple questions.


Zizi herself seems to be one smart woman. Most people knew they were aware of the public nature of the space. Ch 2 by danah boyd asks to what extent SNS based groups can be considered to be communities.

This was papachariss true of all the pieces. Ch 6 picks up on a bit of this in discussing the nature of “social capital” but examines it in terms of benefits accruing to the participant.

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

I also really hate the word affordances, but I guess it is probably the best one for the job. I found myself poking netwodked in Andrajevik’s arguments but enjoyed him nonetheless.

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