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CSCW
2011
ACM
9 years 5 months ago
Virtual gifts and guanxi: supporting social exchange in a chinese online community
Significant cultural differences persist between East and West. Software systems that have been proven to operate efficiently within one culture can fail in the context of the oth...
Jiang Yang, Mark S. Ackerman, Lada A. Adamic
GROUP
2010
ACM
9 years 8 months ago
Everyday favors: a case study of a local online gift exchange system
This paper focuses on online gift exchange in a setting where online and offline interactions are tightly intertwined and most of the exchanges require face-to-face interaction to...
Emmi Suhonen, Airi Lampinen, Coye Cheshire, Judd A...
CANDT
2009
10 years 2 months ago
Supportive communication, sense of virtual community and health outcomes in online infertility groups
Women are turning to online health groups to deal with the stresses and complications of infertility. Online groups may provide a resource that is potentially absent in their face...
Jennifer L. Welbourne, Anita L. Blanchard, Marla D...
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