33. The Internet, Web 2.0, and Beyond

  1. George Ritzer
  1. Nathan Jurgenson and
  2. George Ritzer

Published Online: 2 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444347388.ch33

The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Sociology

The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Sociology

How to Cite

Jurgenson, N. and Ritzer, G. (2011) The Internet, Web 2.0, and Beyond, in The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Sociology (ed G. Ritzer), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444347388.ch33

Editor Information

  1. University of Maryland, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Maryland, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 16 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444330397

Online ISBN: 9781444347388

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Keywords:

  • internet, Web 2.0, and beyond;
  • social technologies, online;
  • Web 1.0 versus Web 2.0;
  • overlapping, coexistent;
  • “cyber-libertarian”;
  • AOL and Microsoft;
  • “SNS” and virtual communities;
  • digital socialization;
  • digital online, self-documentation;
  • “digital divide”

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Technology is Social: An Introduction to Social Technologies Online

  • Social Networking Sites

  • Other Forms of Digital Socialization

  • The Self, Subjectivity, and Identity

  • Inequalities

  • Labor and Prosumption

  • Conclusions, Insights, and Future Directions

  • References