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Facilitating Social Networking in Inner-City Neighborhoods

Foth, Marcus (2006) Facilitating Social Networking in Inner-City Neighborhoods. Computer, 39(9), pp. 44-50.

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Abstract

The success of new social networking systems for residents of inner-city neighborhoods depends on the software’s ability to animate and support meaningful interaction between proximate users, to network serendipitous social encounters, and to seamlessly integrate with the way interaction takes place in existing urban social networks.

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ID Code: 4750
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: social computing, social networks, urban neighbourhoods, community informatics, community networking
DOI: 10.1109/MC.2006.305
ISSN: 0018-9162
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > SOCIOLOGY (160800) > Urban Sociology and Community Studies (160810)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600) > Computer-Human Interaction (080602)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > HUMAN GEOGRAPHY (160400) > Urban and Regional Studies (excl. Planning) (160404)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 IEEE
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Deposited On: 22 Feb 2007
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:18

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