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  • Catalyst: “Can Facebook Hurt Your Marriage?” Posted on the blog on April 12, 2011 by Casey Tesfaye The article argues: Facebook opens the door for an emotional affair The opportunity I saw in this was exploring how society perceives Facebook to be a medium which enables cheating in a relationship
  • Netspeak: “Social Cheatworking” Coined by online security companies as a catchy term to sell surveillance software Cheating that occurs in a relationship via social networking sites Like Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, etc.
  • Research Questions How many articles have been written discussing cheating on Facebook? Is the number rising? How does society perceive this “epidemic” of social cheatworking via Facebook? How are we “combating” this Facebook cheatworking trend?
  • Literature Virtual identity and deception Judith Donath, Lindsy Van Gelder, Shangyang Zhao, Sherrie Grasmuck, Jason Martin, Joan Morris DiMicco and David Millen Concern for how we portray ourselves online Do we show our true selves or a projected version of ourselves? Gratification and use of Facebook Brett Bumgarner, Lesa Stern, Kim Taylor, Ronald Rice, and Gail Love Why do we use these platforms? Engage socially and gather information Technopanic and Privacy Crispin Thurlow, Dan Fletcher, Rebecca Barry Hill, and Angeline Vu Fear of the unknown and releasing too much information Who is the bad guy the technology or the people using it? Literature Cyber Relationships danah boyd, Nicole Ellison, Malcolm Parks, Kory Floyd, and Joanne Wilson Can relationships be built using these medium and how real are these relationships built online? Addressing the missing link: the perceived role of these social networks on pre-existing relationships - Facebook cheating technopanic
  • Methodology: Quantitative Google search: Facebook + cheating Data collected in April 2011 Data parameters: September 2006 - April 2011 Facebook became open to everyone over the age of 13 on September 26, 2006
  • Returned 3,690 results Broken down by year and by type of cheating - relationship oriented
  • Data Analysis Exponentially rising, numbers doubled from 2009 to 2010 and it continues to rise considerably This year alone in the first four months there are already more articles written on this specific subject then in all of 2009
  • Methodology: Qualitative Discourse Analysis of Articles Type of technopanic Facebook as the cause? Prescriptive Can this be avoided? Identity on Facebook Privacy on Facebook Transparency
  • Qualitative Analysis 2006 - reconnection could mean cheating “ Hey long time no see…” 2007 - Facebook makes spying easy Can lead to jealousy or becoming obsessive Feeds us information - more than we may want to know Transparency of Facebook mini feed can be a bad thing
  • Qualitative Analysis 2008 - Personal and privacy settings on Facebook allow for cheating Makes it easier to get caught Individuals act like detectives Affairs are shorter Environment where you can meet attractive people online
  • Qualitative Analysis 2009 - What constitutes cheating? Emotional cheating vs. Physical cheating “ Through their limited privacy, social networking sites have become the lipstick on the collar of the digital age as cheating spouses the world over are discovered through wall posts and picture tags.” Becoming more prescriptive Be open with your spouse/significant other - avoid the secrecy Ability to create multiple identities online FacebookCheating.com created Facebook is just a medium
  • Virtual community surrounding “social cheatworking” on Facebook Facebookcheating.com DontDateHimGirl.com
  • Qualitative Analysis 2010 - Public eye Internationally - encourages adultery in women Valentine’s day became a marketable time to promote software that tracks cheating - Brickhouse Security 81% of matrimonial lawyers report massive spike in the past five years in the use of social-networking information as evidence of infidelity Dr. Boesky’s perspective is supported by a December 2009 study reported by The Telegraph and ABC News that found 20% of all divorce filings cited Facebook-based cheating among the grounds for the separation.
  • 2011 - Created to promote social interactions Only likely that it could lead to cheating Becoming an “epidemic” Used as a tool to aid those who wish to cheat
  • Technopanic promoted and spread by security companies to sell software Facebook as a medium vs. the cause Rise in technopanic “epidemic” around Facebook cheating
  • Rise in Facebook cheating technopanic
  • Rev. Cedric Miller, shown here, had asked his parishioners to give up Facebook because it may lead to cheating, and admitted recently to engaging in a 3-way affair ten years ago. (AP Photo/Asbury Park Press)
  • Community of practice can form around virtually anything and anything virtual Technopanic stems from our discomfort with transparency We can see the “social cheatworking” so now we must deal with its reality Facebook is an extension and reflection of ourselves are we ready to deal with what we see?
  • Facebook cheating pecha kucha

    1. 1. Social Cheatworking & Technopanic: A Facebook Epidemic? Ashley Mannes May 6th, 2011 CCTP-765 Netspeak Dr. Dedaic
    2. 2. Catalyst <ul><li>Facebook is a medium that enables cheating </li></ul>Source: Modern Mom Love
    3. 3. Netspeak: “Social Cheatworking” <ul><li>Coined by online security companies </li></ul><ul><li>Cheating occurs via social networking sites </li></ul>Source: Fail Status
    4. 4. Topic of Study <ul><li>“ I think Facebook gives people who would cheat or who might be on the fence about cheating more opportunities for cheating; it’s an avenue to meet more people. Facebook, Twitter and other social networks are aiding people who would have that inclination, and they’re making it easier for them.” </li></ul><ul><li>~ Dr. Lisa Boesky, a clinical psychologist & author specializing in the subject of social cheatworking </li></ul>Source: TheFrisky.com
    5. 5. Research Questions <ul><li>Number of articles </li></ul><ul><li>Societal perceptions </li></ul>Source: BurlingtonPol .com
    6. 6. Literature <ul><li>Virtual identity and deception </li></ul><ul><li>Gratification and use of Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>Technopanic and Privacy </li></ul><ul><li>Cyber Relationships </li></ul>Source: Sara Bentley Source: paidContent.org
    7. 7. Methodology: Quantitative <ul><li>Google search: Facebook + cheating </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Data parameters: September 2006 - April 2011 </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Data <ul><li>* By April 2011 </li></ul>
    9. 9. Data Analysis Year 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Number of Articles
    10. 10. Methodology: Qualitative <ul><li>Discourse Analysis of Articles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Type of technopanic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prescriptive </li></ul></ul>Source: AffairMaster.com
    11. 11. Qualitative Analysis <ul><li>2006 - “Hey long time no see…” </li></ul>Source: someecards .com
    12. 12. Qualitative Analysis <ul><li>2007 - Facebook makes spying easy </li></ul>Source: College Publisher
    13. 13. Qualitative Analysis <ul><li>2008 - Personal and privacy settings on Facebook allow for cheating </li></ul>“ Those classic, long-running infidelities of the Seventies and Eighties are dying, killed off by the rise of the machines.” Source: WWWery
    14. 14. Qualitative Analysis <ul><li>2009 - Emotional cheating vs. Physical cheating </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Becoming more prescriptive </li></ul></ul>Source: The Sydney Morning Herald
    15. 15. Virtual Community Source: Facebookcheating .com
    16. 16. Qualitative Analysis <ul><ul><li>2010 - Spike in the use of social-networking information as legal evidence </li></ul></ul>
    17. 17. Qualitative Analysis <ul><li>2011 - Created to promote social interactions </li></ul>Source: edorigami
    18. 18. Big Picture <ul><li>Technopanic - security companies </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook: medium vs. the cause </li></ul>Source: Facebookcheating.com
    19. 19. <ul><li>Virtual identity and deception </li></ul><ul><li>Gratification and use of Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>Technopanic and Privacy </li></ul><ul><li>Cyber Relationships </li></ul>Rise in Technopanic Source: gossilicious.com
    20. 20. Say What? <ul><li>Facebook: extension of self </li></ul><ul><li>Reflection of ourselves </li></ul><ul><li>Are we ready to deal with what we see? </li></ul>Source: CBS News
    21. 21. So What? <ul><li>Social Cheatworking: community of interest </li></ul><ul><li>Technopanic: discomfort with transparency </li></ul>Source: TopNews.in
    22. 22. Thank You! <ul><li>boyd, danah, and Nicole Ellison. &quot;Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship.&quot; Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication 13.1 (2007): Web. 18 Apr. 2011. </li></ul><ul><li>Bumgarner, Brett. &quot;You have been poked: Exploring the uses and gratifications of Facebook among emerging adults.&quot; First Monday 12.11 (2007). </li></ul><ul><li>DiMicco, Joan Morris, and David Millen. &quot;Identity Management: Multiple Presentations of Self in Facebook.&quot; Proceedings of the 2007 International ACM Conference on Supporting Group Work November 4-7, 2007, Sanibel Island, Florida, USA. New York, N.Y.: ACM Press, 2007. 383-386. </li></ul><ul><li>Donath, Judith. &quot;Identity and Deception in the Virtual Community.&quot; Communities in Cyberspace (1997): Web. 12 Apr. 2011. </li></ul><ul><li>Fletcher, Dan. &quot;How Facebook is Redefining Privacy.&quot; Time Magazine 20 May 2010: Time.com. Web. 28 Apr. 2011. </li></ul><ul><li>Parks, Malcolm, and Kory Floyd. &quot;Making friends in cyberspace.&quot; Journal of Communication 46.1 (1996): 80. Web. 29 Mar. 2011. </li></ul><ul><li>Rice, Ronald, and Gail Love. &quot;Electronic Emotion: Socioemotional Content in a Computer-Mediated Communication Network.&quot; Communication Research 14.1 (1987): 85-108. </li></ul><ul><li>Stern, Lesa, and Kim Taylor. &quot;Social Network on Facebook.&quot; Journal of Communication, Speech and Theatre Association of North Dakota 20 (2007). </li></ul><ul><li>Thurlow, Crispin. &quot;From Statistical Panic to Moral Panic: The Metadiscursive Construction and Popular Exaggeration of New Media Language in the Print Media.&quot; Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication 11.3 (2006). </li></ul><ul><li>Van Gelder, Lindsy. &quot;The Strange Case of the Electronic Lover.&quot; Computerization and Controversy: Value Conflicts and Social Choices. 2nd ed. Burlington: Elsevier, 1996. 533-546. </li></ul><ul><li>Zhao, Shanyang, Sherri Grasmuck, and Jason Martin. &quot;Identity construction on Facebook: Digital empowerment in anchored relationships.&quot; Computers in Human Behavior 24 (2008): 1816-1836. Science Direct. Web. 28 Apr. 2011. </li></ul>References: