• Readings for October 2, 2008
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1) SNSs as Knowledge Communities

Contemporary Textile Art
New Manuscript: Integrating Web 2.0 Technologies in the Instructional Process
The Best Social Software

2) Personal Relationships

Relationship performance in networked publics
Imagined Identity: Envisioning the Future of Social Networks
Facebook: Where Narcissists Connect? (ABC)
Yes, the Whole Web Will be Social
Responding: Are social networks good for society?
Is MySpace Good for Society? A Freakonomics Quorum
Attention Networks vs. Social Network

4) Privacy/Safety

Safer Children in a Digital World: the report of the Byron Review
Is MySpace safe for predators?
MySpace Banning Sex Offenders: Online Predator Paranoia
A google horror story: what happens when you are disappeared
British students being recruited to jihadist Facebook groups
Another Facebook Privacy Debacle Looming?
Facebook vigilantes out alleged cat killers