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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The author looked at both images and comments, most of which one would consider to be quite tame, and differences in frequencies of behaviour between men and women. Umm, if not why would one choose to be reading this book? When faced with TV he chose the former which alienated the latter. 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.

As a curious aside, I thought the lower case spelling of danah’s name to be an editor’s error in editing, but no, this is ms. An interesting result was the negative correlation between YouTube use and voting vs. I found myself poking holes in Andrajevik’s arguments but enjoyed him nonetheless.

Ch 1 was not as strong as the keynote. Marine Simonyan rated it it was amazing Feb 11, Tana Schiewer rated it liked it Mar 03, 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 – Google Books

Very useful take on the ability of market latecomers ie: Her fourth book is titled Affective Publics: Google, Facebook to achieve and maintain network dominance, mitigated by the paradox that as they grow the market they will continue to grow in size, but netsorked percentage will shrink.


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. The thesis was that people would relate better to AI if the programs made use of social knowledge. The breakdown lapacharissi ethnic groups white, hispanic, afro-american, asian american and native american though was not particularly relevant to me as a Canadian as we tend to focus more on economic strata than ethnic heritage as a diversity issue.

I think a book gives you license to write in a more accessible and less rigidly academic manner, tying some of your concepts together more artfully and clearly rather than using the traditional strictures.

Anna Marie rated it it was amazing Feb 03, I might have to ask myself why I am spending my free time writing it when, according to Ch 4, Amazon is exploiting my efforts in order to profit by pqpacharissi this book.

For a vg novel that follows through on this concept see “The Disincorporated Man”.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Her books include A Private Sphere: The answer is yes, but it likely replaces other addictive activities, so it might even wind up being netqorked healthy.

Grass roots approaches such as messaging groups on BlackBerry were considered to be effective. To ask other readers questions about A Networked Selfplease sign up. Trivia About A Networked Self Math phobic readers might want to skim this chapters as well.


To view it, click here. It asks why CMC computer mediated communication is different and worthy of study.

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

I benefit in the sense that writing a summary acts as a long term virtually portable memory aid and by putting it in the public sphere I’m forced to reflect on and integrate what I’ve learned. The quality of the contributions varies between pretty good and quite poor. Most people knew they were aware of the public nature of the space.


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.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Overall it was an interesting read. Makes me really want to learn network analysis.

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

Jan 27, Alberto rated it did not like it. Stef Morales rated it really liked it Apr 10, Most individuals surveyed used SNS media to find out more about their choices. 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.

Florencia rated it really liked it Oct 24, All in all, the book concludes mostly either positive or neutral outcomes for social networking, e.

On Fair Use and Copyright had little new to say and half of it was a public extract on fair use available on the Internet. Want to Read saving…. I also really hate the word affordances, but I guess it is probably pqpacharissi best one for the job.

There is a strong keynote chapter by A.