Social Networking and Ethics

[Revised entry by Shannon Vallor on August 21, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] In the first decade of the 21st century, new media technologies for social networking such as Facebook,
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[Revised entry by Shannon Vallor on August 21, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] In the first decade of the 21st century, new media technologies for social networking such as Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and YouTube began to transform the social, political and informational practices of individuals and institutions across the globe, inviting a philosophical response from the community of applied ethicists and philosophers of technology. While this scholarly response continues to be challenged by the rapidly evolving nature of social networking...

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