Growing more quickly than we can study or come to fully understand it, social computing is much more than the next thing . Whether it is due more to technology-driven convenience or to the basic human need to find kindred connection, online communication and communities are changing the way we live. Social Computing and Virtual Communities compiles contributions from international experts to offer the sort of multidisciplinary study that is required in any investigation of communities. Delving fully into theories and ...

Social Computing and Virtual Communities 2009, Chapman & Hall, Boca Raton, FL

ISBN-13: 9781420090420