Introduction: Life in the Web [Full text]
Oana Mateescu 
Abstract: The article serves as an introduction to the current journal issue on Online Lives. It discusses and connects the research papers here under three different rubrics: the hopes and fears raised by a world where information is inescapable, the potential and risk of online identities and, finally, the forms of knowledge and participation that define the current architecture of a Web dominated by user-generated content.
Keywords: Information, identity, sociality, network, Web, new media
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