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Unformatted text preview: . Online communities that allow users to
Online create a personal profile and communicate
and exchange information with other
members. Most popular: MySpace and Facebook MySpace: Third most popular site on the
Web, with over 200 million accounts.
Web, Facebook: Increasingly popular site, with a
college focus originally, and number one site
for sharing photos.
http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/wed-february-15-2006/trendspotting---social-networking 3. Social Networking Sites cont.
3. Some evidence of huge popularity: Films Songs and videos Rich in controversy, e.g.: Child and teen safety issues/predators
Use in investigations Theoretical Explanations
Theoretical Hyperpersonal Perspective Senders selectively control the quantity,
quality and validity of information given to
receivers. Users exploit the technological a...
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