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An Empirical Application of Big Data to the Study on Civic Mediactivism
Journal Title: SOCIOLOGIA E RICERCA SOCIALE  
Author/s: Vanessa Russo 
Year:  2016 Issue: 109 Language: Italian 
Pages:  16 Pg. 188-203 FullText PDF:  686 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SR2016-109015
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Social Cyberspace, in the 3.0 era, reconfigures social intelligence as an effect of a new perception of shared knowledge. This virtuous circle, increased by the event of the Web «at the tip on your fingers», influences users’ behavior between virtual and real dimensions, and determines the development of new spaces and digital bodies. The phenomenon of Civic Mediactivism is born and is played in this context. The purpose of this essya is to investigate the values underlying the phenomenon, and understand how the social sciences can study its form, content and social function, in relation to the ontological, ethical and methodological dimensions

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Vanessa Russo, An Empirical Application of Big Data to the Study on Civic Mediactivism in "SOCIOLOGIA E RICERCA SOCIALE " 109/2016, pp. 188-203, DOI:10.3280/SR2016-109015

   

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