(in press) "Shaping the ‘Me’ in My Space: The Framing of Profiles on a Social Network Site" in Digital Storytelling, Mediatized Stories: Self-Representations in New Media, (Lundby, K.
(last updated: October 29, 2009) (updates w/ complete citation and links should be sent to zephoria [@] zephoria.org) For an overview of this space, including a definition of "social network sites," a history of SNSs, and a literature review, see boyd & Ellison's 2007 introduction to the Special Issue on Social Network Sites entitled Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship.
This frames what pieces are included in this list and why.
Some of this is connected to social media, social software, Web2.0, social bookmarking, educational technologies, communities research, etc.
but this is not the organizing focus and not everything related to these other topics is included here. Focus on Business Practices: An Exploratory Study of Indian University Students' Use of Social Networking Web Sites: Implications for the Workplace. Ahn, Y., Han, S., Kwak, H., Moon, S., and Jeong, H. Analysis of topological characteristics of huge online social networking services.
Christofides, Emily, Amy Muise, and Serge Desmarais. Information Disclosure and Control on Facebook: Are They Two Sides of the Same Coin or Two Different Processes?