Social networking communities and e-dating services : concepts and implications

Title
Social networking communities and e-dating services : concepts and implications / Celia Romm-Livermore, Kristina Setzekorn [editors].
Format
Book
Published
Hershey : Information Science Reference, c2009.
Description
xxiv, 398 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Other contributors
Romm-Livermore, Celia, 1954-
Setzekorn, Kristina.
Notes
"Premier reference source"--Cover.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 353-391) and index.
Contents
Section I. Social networking communities -- 1. Individual differences in social networking site adoption / Harsha Gangadharbatla -- 2. Unraveling the taste fabric of social networks / Hugo Liu, Pattie Maes, Glorianna Davenport -- 3. Mobile social networks : a new locus of innovation / Nina D. Ziv -- 4. Increasing capital revenue in social networking communities : building social and economic relationships through avatars and characters / Jonathan Bishop -- 5. Collective solitude and social networks in World of Warcraft / Nicolas Ducheneaut, Nicholas Yee -- 6. Collaboration challenges in community telecommunications networks / Sylvie Albert, Rolland LeBrasseur -- 7. The impact of the Internet on political activism : evidence from Europe / Pippa Norris -- 8. Toward improved community-supporting systems design : a study of professional community activity / Malte Geib ... [et al.] -- 9. Teens and social networking services : an overview / Maryann Mori -- Section II. Social networking sites for teenagers and young adults -- 10. Student use of social media : university policy and response / Tamara L. Wandel -- 11. Facebook follies : who suffers the most? / Katherine Karl, Joy Peluchette -- 12. Trust in social networking : definitions from a global, cultural viewpoint / Max Kennedy, Toru Sakaguchi -- 13. Virtuality and reality : what happens when the two collide? / Celia Romm-Livermore, Gail Livermore -- Section III. E-dating services -- 14. Segmentation practices of e-dating / Linda Jane Coleman, Nisreen Bahnan -- 15. Understanding and facilitating the development of social networks in online dating communities : a case study and model / Jonathon Bishop -- 16. E-dating : the five phases on online dating / Monica T. Whitty -- 17. How e-daters behave online : theory and empirical observations / Celia Romm-Livermore ... [et al.] -- 18. A trination analysis of social exchange relationships in e-dating / Sudhir H. Kale, Mark T. Spence -- 19. Online matrimonial sites and the transformation of arranged marriage in India / Nainika Seth, Ravi Patnayakuni.
Summary
"This book provides an overview of the major questions that researchers and practitioners in this area are addressing at this time and by outlining the possible future directions for theory development and empirical research on social networking and eDating"--Provided by publisher.
Kinsey subjects
Computer science.
Dating.
ISBN
9781605661049 (hardcover)
160566104X (hardcover)
9781605661056 (ebook)
1605661058 (ebook)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library
Call Number
161 S72 2009
Location
Kinsey Institute Library - Stacks
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