How Social Networks will Change Research

Narayanan, Kulathuramaiyer (2016) How Social Networks will Change Research. Special issue on New developments on the Web, 12 (1). ISSN 1820-4503

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Abstract

Social Networks have become an integral aspect of our lives in recent years. Developments such as the small-world phenomenon, social curation, and eCommunities are evolving as noteworthy game-changers in an emergent web ecosystem. This paper describes how the way of conducting academic research will change when the resulting omnipresent communication and sharing technology is taken into account. Researchers will have no choice but to embrace SN technologies to fully exploit the true potential of the emerging ecosystem.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Social Networks, Small World Phenomenon, eCommunities, Social Curation, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak. unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Institute of Social Informatics and Technological Innovations
Depositing User: Jumat
Date Deposited: 05 Sep 2016 23:01
Last Modified: 05 Sep 2016 23:01
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/13275

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