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Online friendship

Tang, Lijun 2012. Online friendship. In: Yan, Z. ed. Encyclopedia of Cyber Behavior, Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference, pp. 412-421. (10.4018/978-1-4666-0315-8.ch035)

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This entry reviews and discusses several issues regarding online friendship. After introducing two opposite perspectives: the cues-filtered-out perspective and the social information process theory, it examines empirical studies with particular focuses on online friendships development, comparisons between online friendship and its offline counterpart, and the impacts of online friendship on the offline life.

Item Type: Book Section
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Seafarers International Research Centre (SIRC)
Social Sciences (Includes Criminology and Education)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Publisher: Information Science Reference
ISBN: 9781466603158
Last Modified: 20 Jul 2017 03:38

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