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Vem är du på Flashback Forum?: En studie av identitetsskapande på ett forum.
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Informatics.
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Informatics.
2012 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

With this study we aim to learn more about the process in creating an identity onFlashback Forum. We have observed four members of the forum to find what themesdefine thier way of making an identitity. Besides to our empirical material we foundearlier research that could support our study. The methods we used was qualitativesince we wanted to get a deep understandning for their behaviour. We found thattheese three themes were central: Language, Content and the feeling of beingAnonymous. Theese three themes combined show us how the process of creating anidentity works, but also we learned that the feeling of being anonymous is the maincore and that it effects the language and content.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 41 p.
Informatik Student Paper Bachelor (INFSPB), SPB 2012.16
Keyword [sv]
Identitet, anonymitet, identitetsskapande
National Category
Information Systems
URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-60565OAI: diva2:561104
Educational program
Digital Media Production
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2012-10-17 Created: 2012-10-17 Last updated: 2012-10-17Bibliographically approved

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