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Digital Identity and Social Media

Book Description

Electronic information about the individual is derived from what we say about ourselves, shaped by commentary from others and extended through electronic exchanges with both human and computer based intelligent agents.Digital Identity and Social Media will examine the impact of social media and distributed social spaces on our contemporary understandings of digital identity. This book will benefit researchers, practitioners, the wider educational community across all sectors, educational technologists, and individuals who are interested in how social media and emerging technologies will impact formal education and the social implications that surround the reformulation and fluidity of virtual communities. In addition, professionals and researchers working in the field of information and communication technologies and knowledge management in various disciplines will find this title to be an invaluable resource.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
  5. Foreword
  6. Preface
  7. Acknowledgment
  8. Section 1: Section 1
    1. Chapter 1: Communities, Communication, and Online Identities
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. IDENTITY AND COMMUNITY
      4. DO IDENTITIES CHANGE ONLINE?
      5. SOCIAL NETWORKS AND ONLINE IDENTITIES
      6. CONCLUDING REMARKS
    2. Chapter 2: The Web of Identity
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. FUTURE TRENDS AND RESEARCH
      5. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 3: Posthuman Literacies?
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MEANING-MAKING AND LITERACIES IN THE DIGITAL UNIVERSITY
      4. DIGITAL MEDIA, THE UNIVERSITY AND TWO “FLASHPOINTS”
      5. THE POSTHUMAN UNIVERSITY?
      6. POSTHUMAN LITERACIES?
      7. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 4: Agency and Identity in Social Media
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. IDENTITY FORMATION, EXPLORATION, AND EXPERIMENTATION
      4. SOCIAL MEDIA AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT
      5. AN EXAMINATION OF AGENCY EXPRESSION IN SOCIAL MEDIA
      6. IMPLICATIONS FOR THEORY AND PRACTICE
      7. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 5: Digital Identity Built on a Cooperative Relationship
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. METHODOLOGY
      4. BUILDING A STRONG DIGITAL IDENTITY
      5. FAVORABLE ELEMENTS IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF A STRONG DIGITAL IDENTITY
      6. SPIRAL OF TRANSFORMATION MEDIATED BY THE VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT
      7. FINAL COMMENTS
  9. Section 2: Section 2
    1. Chapter 6: Digital Death
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. MOTIVATION FOR DIGITAL DEATH, BEREAVEMENT, AND DIGITAL ARCHAEOLOGY
      4. 3. THE ROLE OF E-MAIL, COMMUNITY, AND GROUP IDENTITY PLAY WHEN FACED WITH INFORMATION ABSENCE AND DEATH.
      5. 4. PUBLIC GRIEF: DOES PUBLIC GRIEF HAVE A ROLE IN REBUILDING PUBLIC IDENTITY?
      6. 5. THE IMPACT OF RECORDING AND SHARING DIGITAL INFORMATION ON COMMUNAL IDENTITY, RELATIONSHIPS, AND HISTORY
      7. 6. THE MEDIATION OF MEMORY THROUGH ARCHIVES, ARTIFACTS, AND PEOPLE
      8. 7. EXPERIMENTING WITH DIGITAL ARTIFACTS: DO INDIVIDUAL ELEMENTS OF OUR DIGITAL SELVES REVEAL TRACES OF OUR IDENTITY?
      9. 8. THE IMPORTANCE OF PERSONAL CHOICE WHEN CONSIDERING DEATH AND IDENTITY IN THE DIGITAL AGE
      10. 9. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 7: Managing Social Reputation in Twitter
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. BACKGROUND
      4. 3. SOCIAL REPUTATION IN TWITTER
      5. 4. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 8: This Is Me
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. IDENTITY
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. GOOGLE ME, BING YOU
      6. FRIENDS AND FOLLOWERS
      7. DIGITAL IDENTITY AND DEATH
      8. PROJECT OUTPUTS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. FUTURE WORK
    4. Chapter 9: Performing the Discourse of Sexuality Online
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THEORETICAL BACKGROUND
      4. THE SCIENTIA SEXUALIS
      5. GAYDAR AND FITLADS
      6. FOUCAULT, BUTLER, AND THE BODY
      7. FUTURE TRENDS
      8. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 10: Images, Self-Images, and Idealized Identities in the Digital Networked World
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHY: FROM THE ANALOGUE TO THE DIGITAL WORLD
      3. 2. A SILENT BUT SIGNIFICANT MOVE: FAMILY SNAPSHOTS IN THE SEMI-PUBLIC REALM
      4. 3. FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHY AND FAMILY WEBSITES: A TROUBLED GENRE
      5. 4. CLOSING THOUGHTS
  10. Section 3: Section 3
    1. Chapter 11: Space for Lurking
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. METHODOLOGY
      4. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 12: Situated E-Learning
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. MAIN ARGUMENT
      3. 2. INTRODUCTION
      4. 3. BACKGROUND
      5. 4. SITUATED E-LEARNING CASE-STUDIES: EVIDENCE OF EMPOWERMENT AND BARRIERS
      6. 5. DISCUSSION
      7. 6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE TRENDS
    3. Chapter 13: Higher Education Institutions and Digital Identity
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SOME THOUGHTS AND CONCERNS
      4. PRESENTING SAPO CAMPUS: A SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM FOR HIGHER EDUCATION
      5. PRELIMINARY DATA
      6. WHAT IS EXPECTED/THE REASONS BEHIND THE STUDY
      7. FUTURE TRENDS
      8. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 14: Hybrid Representation
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
      4. CURRENT RESEARCH ON DESIGN AND INTERFACE AGENTS
      5. RESEARCH RESULTS
      6. DISCUSSION AND SUMMARY
      7. SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION
      8. APPENDIX A: F-11
      9. APPENDIX B: M-23
      10. APPENDIX C: F-15
      11. APPENDIX D: F-27
    5. Chapter 15: A Sociocultural Perspective on Negotiating Digital Identities in a Community of Learners
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. COMING TOGETHER
      4. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE TRENDS
    6. Chapter 16: Students as Communities of Non-Practice
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE: EDUCATIONAL FRAMEWORK OR A USEFUL HEURISTIC?
      4. SOCIAL MEDIA AND COMMUNITIES
      5. SOCIAL MEDIA AND LEARNING IN HE
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. CONCLUSION
    7. Chapter 17: Identity and the Online Media Fan Community
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. TRUST, ACCESS, IDENTITY AND THE OMF COMMUNITY
      4. DOUBLE-EDGED METADATA AND THE READER-WRITER DILEMMA
      5. CASE STUDY: IDENTITY AND THE ARCHIVE OF OUR OWN
      6. CASE STUDY: IDENTITY AND ACCESS ON DREAMWIDTH
      7. CONCLUSION
    8. Chapter 18: Identity of Virtual Supporters
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. THE BALL IS ‘ROUND’ AND FOOTBALL IS AN INDUSTRY, BUT WHAT ABOUT THE SOCIOLOGY OF FOOTBALL?
      4. 3. FOOTBALL AND THE MOST FAVORITE SUPPORTER GROUPS IN TURKEY
      5. 4. SOCIAL IDENTITY AND FOOTBALL
      6. 5. DIGITAL IDENTITY AND THE CONSTRUCTION OF ONLINE COMMUNITIES IN FOOTBALL
      7. 6. RESEARCH METHOD
      8. 7. RESULTS
      9. CONCLUSION
  11. Compilation of References
  12. About the Contributors