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On Violating One’s Own Privacy: N-adic Utterances and Inadvertent Disclosures in Online Venues

Communication and Information Technologies Annual

ISBN: 978-1-78560-785-1, eISBN: 978-1-78560-784-4

ISSN: 2050-2060

Publication date: 23 February 2016

Abstract

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We describe the social organization of interaction with undetectable others. n-adic interactions likely also happen in other on- and offline venues in which participants are obscured but can contribute anonymously.

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Acknowledgements

Acknowledgments

We specially thank Michael Silverstein for his close feedback on this paper, as well as Michael Bare, Simon Gottschalk, Jeffrey Martin, John Levi Martin, Chantal Tetreault, Suzanne Evans Wagner, and Eviatar Zerubavel. We are grateful to Ericka Menchen-Trevino for sharing data on her first wave of research with these bloggers.

Citation

Tian, X. and Menchik, D.A. (2016), "On Violating One’s Own Privacy: N-adic Utterances and Inadvertent Disclosures in Online Venues", Communication and Information Technologies Annual (Studies in Media and Communications, Vol. 11), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 3-30. https://doi.org/10.1108/S2050-206020160000011001

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