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MoBlogs, Sharing Situations, and Lived Life

Satchell, Christine, Graham, Connor , & Rouncefield, Mark (2009) MoBlogs, Sharing Situations, and Lived Life. In Willis, Katharine, Roussos, George, Konstantinos, Chorianopoulos, & Struppek, Mirjam (Eds.) Shared Encounters : Content Sharing as Social Glue in Public Places. Springer, London, pp. 269-289.

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Abstract

This chapter considers shared encounters through blogging in the light of John Urry’s new mobilities paradigm. We review relevant literature on mobile blogging (moblogging) – blogging, pervasive image capture and sharing, moblogging and video blogging – and describe common issues with these digital content sharing practices. We then document some features of how technology affords “reflexive encounters” through the description of a blogging study involving smokers trying to quit, describing important connections between mobilities – physical, object, and communicative mobility. Finally, we present some challenges for new blogging technologies, their relevance to social encounters, and possible future directions through considering the mobile self; the new digital life document; and digital content sharing practices.

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ID Code: 29922
Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: This was a peer reviewed publication.
DOI: 10.1007/978-1-84882-727-1_14
ISBN: 978-1-84882-726-4 (Print) 978-1-84882-727-1 (Online)
ISSN: 1431-1496
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > TECHNOLOGY (100000) > COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES (100500) > Communications Technologies not elsewhere classified (100599)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
Deposited On: 25 Jan 2010 15:15
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2012 00:21

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