Browse by Subject "Facebook"

  • Peace, Shaun (2009)
    Throughout the last few decades, advertising on the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus has mimicked advertising in the United States while at the same time retaining several features. During the Great Depression, ...

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  • Khazraee, Emad (iSchools, 2013-02)
    It has been discussed intensively that technology can shape social and in return is being shaped and adapted by its social context of use. Social media technologies have become pervasive in the recent years. It has been ...

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  • Romero, Jason C. (2008-02-08)
    For my project I addressed the effect that LGBT students use of Facebook has on their use of LGBT services associated with the university. I interviewed a gay student and the director of the Office of LGBT Resources, and ...

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  • Ginger, Jeff (2008-07)
    In recent years an impressive number of youth have taken to joining popular online social networking service (SNS) websites. One of the most famous and prosperous of these within the US college student community is ...

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  • Ginger, Jeff (2008-08-03)
    There is no race, ethnicity or nationality category available the default Facebook profile. This, combined with the fact that Facebook is a visually-driven website, suggests that Facebook serves to inadvertently or covertly ...

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  • Ginger, Jeff (2008-02-20)
    In light of increasing racial tensions in recent years on the University of Illinois campus, the Ethnography of the University Initiative and Diversity Research Project have called for new assessments of campus climate in ...

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  • Halvorsen, Andy (2014-05-30)
    This study is concerned with gaining a better understanding of the way that language is being used in social media and in digitally mediated discourse. More specifically, the study examines how Thai high school students ...

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  • Braet, Alexandra; Kelley, Claire; Liu, Yunyi; Xie, Zhongyuan (2012)
    Our basic main objective of this essay is: Based on the reliance on social media by students, our research and the research of others has brought us to the conclusion that college students would find ways around censorship ...

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  • Sharaievska, Iryna (2013-02-03)
    The popularity of social network sites (SNS) is increasing among all age groups. Since shared leisure is considered to be one of the key factors that contribute to the stability and quality of marriage and family and life ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (2011-06-14)
    Presentation given at the 13th annual Illinois Leadership Conference, iHotel (Champaign, IL), June 15, 2011. Provides basic information about why social media is important and steps for developing a social media strategy ...

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  • Ellerin, Ashley (2010)
    During my time in college, I've had many experiences with Facebook, both negative and positive. One of the most exciting moments of getting into Syracuse was getting my email address and making my first Facebook account. ...

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  • Stutzman, Frederic (2008-02-28)
    Originally designed as a social network for college students, Facebook1 is a leading social network site at American colleges and universities, with high degrees of adoption and market penetration (Gross and Acquisti, ...

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  • Page, Xinru W.; Kobsa, Alfred (2010-02-03)
    Although researchers have been building location-based social services for some time now, sharing one’s location has only recently been introduced to the more general population. This paper examines real-world adoption ...

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  • Martin, Scott (2012-09-18)
    Sport is an integral part of American society and no sport in the United States has achieved a greater following than the National Football League (NFL). The introduction and implementation of social media is granting fans ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (2010-10-04)
    Brown bag presentation to staff at the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center. Outlines why social media is important for organizations and how some of these web 2.0 tools can be used to distribute information and build ...

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  • Ruffner, Mark; McCarthy, Mark; Jenkins, Erik (2012)
    In this project we explore the fight between student's rights versus school rights. It is exemplified by the fight of the University of Illinois Meme's page and the University of Illinois's Student Senate. We explore the ...

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  • Haimson, Oliver L.; Ringland, Kathryn; Simpson, Simone; Wolf, Christine T. (iSchools, 2014-04-04)
    Stigma associated with depression and mental illness is a widespread problem, often leading to negative health outcomes and discrimination for people with these conditions. Common stigma reduction interventions focus on ...

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  • ANTH 285_06-05 (2006-12-15)
    This project explores ISU students’ use of the social networking website Facebook, and asks why students participate in Facebook. The author conducted six interviews and did participant observation by making a Facebook ...

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