[Air-L] The Fallacy of Facebook's "See Friendship" 'Feature'
wellman at chass.utoronto.ca
Fri Nov 19 07:40:05 PST 2010
Lisa Selin Davis did a story about this in TIME, Nov 18, 2010":
"The Trouble with Facebook's New 'See Friendship' Feature"
My key quote: "We all live in segmented, diversified worlds. We might be
juggling girlfriends, jobs or different groups of friends. But [Facebook
thinks] we're in one integrated community."
In short, despite Facebook's name, they don't really understand the Social
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