Issue No. 09 - Sept. (2012 vol. 45)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2012.324
Cliff Lampe , University of Michigan
Nicole Ellison , Michigan State University
By understanding how social network sites work, researchers can better assess their effects on different kinds of social interactions as well as the associated benefits and risks. The Web extra at http://youtu.be/_Dz9FR1Bf-U is a video interview with column editor John Riedl, who discusses the topics and writing styles that work best if you're interested in writing for the Social Computing column.
Social network services, Facebook, Social factors, Facebook, social computing, social networks
Cliff Lampe, Nicole Ellison, "Understanding Facebook: Social Computing Isn't ‘Just’ Social", Computer, vol. 45, no. , pp. 98-100, Sept. 2012, doi:10.1109/MC.2012.324