Some of this is connected to social media, social software, Web2.0, social bookmarking, educational technologies, communities research, etc.
but this is not the organizing focus and not everything related to these other topics is included here. Focus on Business Practices: An Exploratory Study of Indian University Students' Use of Social Networking Web Sites: Implications for the Workplace. Ahn, Y., Han, S., Kwak, H., Moon, S., and Jeong, H. Analysis of topological characteristics of huge online social networking services.
Focus on Business Practices: Are Business-Oriented Social Networking Web Sites Useful Resources for Locating Passive Jobseekers?
Dickman, K., Dutton, E., Gioia, C., Oberhausen, L., & Ravensberg, B. Facebook and college students' development of mature relationships.
(last updated: October 29, 2009) (updates w/ complete citation and links should be sent to zephoria [@] zephoria.org) For an overview of this space, including a definition of "social network sites," a history of SNSs, and a literature review, see boyd & Ellison's 2007 introduction to the Special Issue on Social Network Sites entitled Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship.
This frames what pieces are included in this list and why.
In Proceedings of the 41st Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2008), Los Alamitos, CA, USA, 2008 (pp.
Trust and Privacy Concern Within Social Networking Sites: A Comparison of Facebook and My Space., Keystone, CO. Tweens on the Internet: Communication in virtual guest books. Ermecke, Rebecca, Philip Mayrhofer, and Stefan Wagner. Agents of Diffusion – Insights from a Survey of Facebook Users. This list is not methodologically or disciplinarily organized. In WWW '07: Proceedings of the 16th international conference on World Wide Web, New York, NY, USA, 2007 (pp. There is work here from communications, information science, anthropology, sociology, economics, political science, cultural studies, computer science, etc. Christofides, Emily, Amy Muise, and Serge Desmarais. Information Disclosure and Control on Facebook: Are They Two Sides of the Same Coin or Two Different Processes? The positive and negative implications of anonymity in internet social interactions: On the internet, nobody knows you're a dog. Chun, Hyunwoo, Haewoon Kwak, Young-Ho Eom, Yong-Yeol Ahn, Sue Moon, Hawoong Jeong. Comparison of online social relations in volume vs interaction: a case study of cyworld.