Virtual Socializing: Its Motives and Spread

Pillai, K R and Rahul, Thoranath and Peringat, Beena Babu and Thilakarajan, Sindhya and Janardhanan, Neethu (2011) Virtual Socializing: Its Motives and Spread. MPRA Munich Personal RePEc Archive.

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Abstract

Virtual communities constitute an important attribute through which social dialogues are mediated. The emergence of online communities is the outcome of the prevalence of web based technologies. In the world of inter and intra connectedness individuals have the prerogative to get connected to the community of their choice. The present study examines the magnitude and motivations of online social networking through field survey method.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: virtual socializing, online communities, social networking, virtual platforms, virtual communities.
Subjects: Management > MIM Manipal
Depositing User: MIM User
Date Deposited: 10 Nov 2014 09:52
Last Modified: 10 Nov 2014 09:52
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/141027

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