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We Haven't Talked in 30 Years! Relationship Reconnection and Internet Use at Midlife
(Taylor & Francis, 2013-04)
The phenomenon of reconnection of dormant ties using internet communication technologies has been identified as having salience for the use of social media forms by midlife and older adults. Dormant ties, as distinguished ...
"Privacy" in Semantic Networks on Chinese Social Media: The Case of Sina Weibo
Unprecedented social and technological developments call into question the meanings and boundaries of privacy in contemporary China. This study examines the discourse of privacy on Sina Weibo, the country's largest social ...
Why We Share: A Uses and Gratifications Approach to Privacy Regulation in Social Media Use
(Taylor & Francis, 2016-01-02)
The contradiction between the stated preferences of social media users toward privacy and actual privacy behaviors has suggested a willingness to trade privacy regulation for social goals. This study employs data from a ...
Contextual social capital: Linking the contexts of social media use to its outcomes
(Taylor & Francis, 2016-05)
The established link between social media use and social capital reflects the understanding that these media are useful for establishing and maintaining relationships. Yet, social media are frequently used for other purposes, ...