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Sociability 2.0. Social ties in the network society
Journal Title: SOCIOLOGIA DELLA COMUNICAZIONE  
Author/s: Alberto Marinelli 
Year:  2011 Issue: 41-42 Language: Italian 
Pages:  21 Pg. 30-50 FullText PDF:  122 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SC2011-041004
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The object of this paper is the virtualization of social ties that is experienced in Social Network Sites. Both in sociological theory and in communication theory we can no longer distinguish the analysis of computer-mediated communication from the observation of the new forms of sociability that are embedded in network society. These new forms of relations, specifically enabled by social media, are characterized by the "privatization of sociability" and by the possibility of easily swit ching between different social networks. From this theoretical perspective, the construction of social ties is the ongoing actualization of connections.

Alberto Marinelli, Sociability 2.0. Social ties in the network society in "SOCIOLOGIA DELLA COMUNICAZIONE " 41-42/2011, pp. 30-50, DOI:10.3280/SC2011-041004

   

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