Fifteen Minutes of Privacy: Privacy, Sociality, and Publicity on Social Network Sites

  • Zizi PapacharissiEmail author
  • Paige L. Gibson


In celebration of a burgeoning celebrity pop culture, Andy Warhol famously proclaimed that in the future, everyone would be famous for 15 minutes. Almost half a century later, being public online has become so easy that one wonders how, in the future, one may be truly private for 15 minutes. Both statements reflect the distance that separates the self from privacy, publicity, and that which lies in between: sociality.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Illionois at ChicagoChicagoUSA

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