IJWBC offers research outcomes and state-of-the-art recommendations to practitioners - communication managers, public information service officers, webmasters and those responsible for online communities and social media policies. It publishes integrated scientific results so that further research may be targeted quicker and easier. Web-based communities and social media may be categorised as corporate, scientific, social and educational. Based on technological/societal trends, they are in permanent evolution and need constant critical reflection. Sociology, education, communication and philosophy issues are their main disciplines.
Social networking: social bookmarking/sociometrics Social media Social awareness, identity, sense of community Group dynamics, self-organisation Face-to-face versus mediated communication Impact on learning, working, gaming, marketing, service industry E-governance/democracy/citizenship/communities Multi-channelling, accessibility, usability Gender/culture fairness Ubiquitous-, mobile-, virtual- , vicarious presence
Print ISSN:  1477-8394
Electronic ISSN:  1741-8216
Publisher:  Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.
Country:  United Kingdom