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Policing Social Media
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Informatics and Media.
2012 (English)In: Canadian Review of Sociology, ISSN 1755-6171, Vol. 49, no 4, 411-425 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Social media policing is composed of individual and institutional activity. Instead of supplanting conventional policing, individual users actually enhance its scope, and are often unwillingly enrolled in this process. This produces a visibility that combines the mandate and impunity of police scrutiny with the unique optics of everyday life. After proposing a theoretical framework to make sense of the sociological relevance of social media policing, I consider the response to the 2011 Vancouver riot as an exemplar of how police are adapting to the volume of information on sites such as Facebook.

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2012. Vol. 49, no 4, 411-425 p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-186689DOI: 10.1111/j.1755-618X.2012.01302.xISI: 000310729000006OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-186689DiVA: diva2:573044
Available from: 2012-11-29 Created: 2012-11-29 Last updated: 2012-12-10Bibliographically approved

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