Is Social Media a Spiral of Silence Machine? From “Daily Me,” to Homophily Bias, Filter Bubbles, and Echo Chamber Effects

 This is a learning module for the class Contemporary Social / Mass Media Theory taught at Purdue University by Sorin

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Digital Scholarship in Humanities and Social Sciences Course – 63200 Graduate Seminar at Purdue University Taught by Sorin Adam Matei

Description The course is a guide to the emerging field of educational and scholarly theories and practices that use networked

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Is two-step flow theory still relevant for social media research?

Gabriel Tarde Image via Wikipedia This is a learning module for the class Contemporary Social / Mass Media Theory taught at Purdue

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Does agenda setting theory still apply to social media?

Does the old fashioned newsroom still matter? Image via Wikipedia This is a learning module for the class Contemporary Social /

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Can media system dependency account for social media? Or should communication infrastructure theory take care of it?

The structure of the Internet Image via Wikipedia This is a learning module for the class Contemporary Social / Mass Media

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The social impact of social media: creator or destroyer of social capital?

This is a learning module for the class Contemporary Social / Mass Media Theory taught at Purdue University by Sorin Adam Matei Social

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Preece and Shneiderman about the pattern of collboration online using Wikipedia as a testing ground

This piece, which is available online, has become an instant classic… Billions of people participate in online social activities. Most

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