International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media

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March 26-28, 2007

Sociological Typology of Personal Blogs

Dominique Cardon, Hélène Delaunay-Teterel, Cédric Fluckiger and Christophe Prieur

We present here a typology of four forms of communication between posts and comments on blogs. They are described using different kinds of indicators, combining qualitative ethnographic approaches and quantitative social network analysis, showing the diversity of ways to produce one’s social identity.


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