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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┬áRemediation: Understanding New Media┬áBolter 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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