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Social Media as a Research Environment

Online social activities are undoubtedly fascinating due to the many ways they seem novel relative to social life in the offline world. Asynchronous, persistent, and multimedia conversations, malleable self-presentation, fluid group boundaries and social ties, and the freedom from the strictures of geographic proximity serve to distinguish blogs, wall posts, video chat, and tweets from the rich, realtime face-to-face interactions that social scientists have studied for decades...

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