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Facetime to Facebook: Social Cohesion Inside the Digital Network

Straight up, let me ask you something elemental: How difficult was it for you to transition from chatting with your friends in a coffee bar to having regular conversations online, to Facebook becoming your dominant form of staying in touch with them? Really, come to think of it, engaging in discussions or chit-chat online should have traumatized most of us, considering we are social creatures and we love to jump all over our conversations (and each other) – interrupting someone’s train of thought, laughing, saying more with our expressions than with so many spoken words.

Facetime to Facebook: Social Cohesion Inside the Digital Network

Straight up, let me ask you something elemental: How difficult was it for you to transition from chatting with your friends in a coffee bar to having regular conversations online, to Facebook becoming your dominant form of staying in touch with them? Really, come to think of it, engaging in discussions or chit-chat online should have traumatized most of us, considering we are social creatures and we love to jump all over our conversations (and each other) – interrupting someone’s train of thought, laughing, saying more with our expressions than with so many spoken words.

Facetime to Facebook: Social Cohesion Inside the Digital Network

Straight up, let me ask you something elemental: How difficult was it for you to transition from chatting with your friends in a coffee bar to having regular conversations online, to Facebook becoming your dominant form of staying in touch with them? Really, come to think of it, engaging in discussions or chit-chat online should have traumatized most of us, considering we are social creatures and we love to jump all over our conversations (and each other) – interrupting someone’s train of thought, laughing, saying more with our expressions than with so many spoken words.

Digital Natives and the Return of the Local Cause

by Anat Ben-David
Essay

Prologue

Digital Natives with a Cause? Certainly a Cause to be Suspicious...

 

by Hernán Bonomo

Essay

Synopsis

Digital Natives & Policy Making: Thoughts on Participation

 

by Luiz Fernando Moncau and Eduardo Magrani

Essay

In Pursuit of Change

by Seema Nair and Nishant Shah

Discussion

Introduction

 

Introduction

 

Digital Natives: Telling Stories

 

by Steve Vosloo

Case Study

Introduction

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