Governance of and by platforms

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Marijn Meijering

Authors: T. Gillespie

Publication Year: 2017


Title: The SAGE Handbook of Social Media

Publisher: SAGE

Edition: -

ISBN: 9781412962292

Categories: Adaptive Organization, New forms of Organization


The world is in the midst of a social media paradigm. Once viewed as trivial and peripheral, social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook and WeChat have become an important part of the information and communication infrastructure of society. They are bound up with business and politics as well as everyday life, work, and personal relationships.

This international Handbook addresses the most significant research themes, methodological approaches and debates in the study of social media. It contains substantial chapters written especially for this book by leading scholars from a range of disciplinary perspectives, covering everything from computational social science to sexual self-expression.

Part 1: Histories And Pre-Histories Part 2: Approaches And Methods Part 3: Platforms, Technologies And Business Models Part 4: Cultures And Practices Part 5: Social And Economic Domains


Marijn Meijering