Social Media Platforms as Intimacy Mediators

The objective of this chapter is to understand the interplay between society and social media

Cristina Miguel

2018

Scholarcy highlights

  • The objective of this chapter is to understand the interplay between society and social media
  • The concepts of domestication of technology and mediation are explored in order to explain the process of the pervasive use of social media in everyday life
  • To provide some contemporary examples, the attention is focused on dating sites and hospitality exchange platforms, using Badoo and CouchSurfing as case studies
  • Conversation and technology: From the telephone to the internet

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