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Sociality of LinkedIn. To what extent can it be called “a third place”?

Introduction Web 2.0 offers an ever-increasing amount of ways to participate online: commenting, posting, sharing or liking are just a few of the many modes of engagement (Ragnedda & Destefanis, 2019). Although social media cannot be given full credit, their emergence marked an important shift into a more collaborative era of the Internet (Marres, 2017). …

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Phenomenological study of Hujicam application. Can aura be invoked through applications driven by technostalgia?

Introduction Many new technologies imitate the old ones – such as the sound of a shutter when taking a picture with a phone camera. In Remediation: Understanding New Media Bolter and Grusin (1999) discuss how newer technologies are not separated from the older, but are rather reinventions. Therefore, applications which apply analogue filters to digital photographs mimic …

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