Online social network sites and social capital. A case of facebook

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Naseri, Samaneh (2017)
  • Publisher: Scientific & Academic Publishing
  • Journal: (issn: 2169-9739)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5923/j.ijas.20170701.02
  • Subject: Social capital | Facebook | Online Social Network Sites | the Internet
    • ddc: ddc:300

The present study is a theoretical and literary review of online social network sites and their impact on social capital. In this review, the Facebook is selected as one popular and important online social networking site in the world today. To This end, first two main concepts of social capital, bridging and bonding social capital has been provided. Next, the concept of online social networks and the impact of FB on social networks are discussed.
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