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Communities within communities

According to Merriam-Webster, a “community” is a group of people with a common characteristic or interest living together within a larger society. This definition provides no clarification as to if “living together” literally means physically living together or simply spending … Continue reading

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New mediums = new opportunities

Do digital contexts alter the way we relate to one another romantically? Of course they do! I’ve seen people use any and every means of socialization to relate romantically, or “flirt” with one another. From social media sites, to video … Continue reading

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“Playing Between Worlds”

Hampton’s article presented a very nice study about how the use of wireless internet in public spaces affects the potential for offline social interaction or relationship building. This article shows multiple images of people sort-of, “in their own world”, doing … Continue reading

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Don’t Judge Me

“Please don’t judge me. Cuz I won’t judge you. Cuz it could get ugly. Before it gets beautiful” … Anyone else know that song? Chris Brown? Don’t Judge Me? No? … *crickets* Maybe… maybe not. Ok, so the very first … Continue reading

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