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Blogs: A new form of Virtual Community?

Preliminary Analysis Anita Blanchard, Ph.D. October 7, 2003 In July 2003, readers of the Julie/Julia Project participated in an on-line survey. The purpose of this study was to explore whether blogs, and in particular, The Julie/Julia Project, are a new … Continue reading

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Sense of Virtual Community in Listservs and Newsgroups

Dr. Anita Blanchard UNC Charlotte Department of Psychology July 1, 2003 Introduction The term “virtual community” can be used to describe any group of people who interact through computer communication (e.g., email, Usenet newsgroups).  However, are they truly “communities” in … Continue reading

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