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Disconnecting with Social Networking Sites

  • Ben Light

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Appropriating Social Networking Sites

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Ben Light
      Pages 3-21
    3. Ben Light
      Pages 35-55
  3. Public Disconnection

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 57-57
    2. Ben Light
      Pages 59-79
    3. Ben Light
      Pages 80-95
  4. Personal Disconnection

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 97-97
    2. Ben Light
      Pages 99-125
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      Pages 126-145
  5. Conclusions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 147-147
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 160-191

About this book

Introduction

Ben Light puts forward an alternative way of thinking about how we engage with social networking sites. He analyses our engagements social networking sites in public, at work, in our personal lives and as related to our health and wellbeing, emphasizing the importance of disconnection instead of connection.

Keywords

health media network Social Net social network

Authors and affiliations

  • Ben Light
    • 1
  1. 1.Queensland University of TechnologyAustralia

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