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To investigate the relation between Internet use and binge drinking during early and middle adolescence. This is a cross-sectional study of a sub-sample of 8th and 10th graders from the Monitoring the Future (MtF) study, which annually surveys a nationally representative sample of [...]

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This study examined the construct of community and its development in online spaces through a qualitative analysis of middle school students’ participation in a private social network. Drawing on notions of community inspired by philosopher Jean-Luc Nancy, we found that students, [...]

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The report of the Spanish Network of University Libraries (Rebiun) “Science 2.0: implementation of the social web to research” is discussed, and the main websites that allow scientists to cooperate or share in the three facets of research, resources and results are listed. University [...]

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Throughout 2009 we have seen a number of technology trends that according to the views of most analysts will have a greater role in 2010. Growth and centralization of social networks, the explosion (and future decline?) of communication and real-time search, the proliferation of cloud [...]

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The weighty structures of government are forced to evolve due to the ubiquity of social networks in all areas of society. Governments should lose their distrust of web 2.0 and assume the changes brought about by these new ways of communicating with the public and among officials. [...]

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Overview and trends of different aspects and applications of data mining on the Internet, in relation to Web 2.0, spam, analysis of searches, social networks and privacy.

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We critique the concept of digital identity and try to deal with all its complexity. In addition, we present findings from a first approach to this object of analysis, a study that explores higher education students’ perceptions and concerns about their digital identity. Thus, this [...]

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The article focuses on social networks and their impact on the development of book clubs as a service to the promotion of reading. The views of several authors are presented, based on a document analysis, and the presence of book clubs in the social network Facebook is examined, listing [...]

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The paper discusses the development of cybercampaigns in America Latina inside the political and democratic transformations during the recent decades, as well as the dawn of socialization using telecommunications and new informational technologies which has been observed in the [...]

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Over the recent years, MySpace has been vital to fostering the growth of independent musicians’ followings and have played critical roles in helping mainstream artists maintain fan communities. The popularity of MySpace has been accompanied by the establishment of social protocols [...]