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Computer Games and Technical Communication by Ryan M. Moeller, Jennifer deWinter

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Chapter 10“You Are How You Play”:Privacy Policies and Data Mining in Social Networking Games

Stephanie Vie

Though online social networking sites like Facebook, MySpace, Google+, and LinkedIn have collectively affected communicative acts for nearly two decades, it is only recently that academic attention has been paid to these sites. The explosive growth of social networking coupled with its impact on twenty-first century communication has encouraged technical communication scholars to critically examine these spaces. Today, online social networking sites are firmly entrenched in the lives of many average everyday Americans, including a growing number of older adults. Older adults’ social networking site use has grown significantly: From 2009 ...

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