15. Social Network SitesProfileList of FriendsAbility to see the Friends of others
16. CommonConcernsabout SocialNetwork Sites
18. In reality... Very few negative stories (that don’t involve true stupidity) Privacy controls are actually powerful and available We tend to sell our privacy for cookies Facebook knows to wait out the storm
19. The meaning of “Friends”
20. In reality... People are mostly “friending” people they know SNS is most useful for casual friends, rather than close friends Reduces cost of maintaining a broader, deeper network
21. This is all just frivolous.
22. In reality... Never underestimate the value of frivolity There are *many* types of uses of SNS, some very serious Don’t forget the wide ecology of social network sites
23. SNS Research at MSU
24. Academic PublicationsLampe, C., Wash, R., Velasquez, A., & Ozkaya, E. (2010) Motivations to Participate inOnline Communities. In the Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors inComputing Systems (CHI) (Atlanta, GA 2010Lampe, C., & Ellison, N. (2010). Student athlete use of Facebook. In Proceedings of the2010 Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW 2010).Ellison, N., Lampe, C., Steinfield, C., & Vitak, J. (in press). With a little help from my Friends:Social network sites and social capital. In Z. Papacharissi (Ed.), The networked self:Identity, community and culture on social network sites. New York: Routledge.Ganley, D. and Lampe, C. 2009. The ties that bind: Social network principles in onlinecommunities. Decis. Support Syst. 47, 3 (Jun. 2009), 266-274.Steinfield, C., DiMicco, J. M., Ellison, N. B., & Lampe, C. (2009). "Bowling Online: SocialNetworking and Social Capital within the Organization." Proceedings of the FourthCommunities and Technologies Conference.