Communication Expert Uses Framework of Digital Promiscuity to Critique Facebook Techniques

Article ID: 613199

Released: 3-Feb-2014 9:40 AM EST

Source Newsroom: National Communication Association

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Newswise — Through his recently published article “Frictionless Sharing and Digital Promiscuity” in the National Communication Association’s journal, Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, Robert Payne, Ph.D., uses the framework of digital promiscuity to critique two techniques--Timeline and Open Graph— that Facebook is using to enhance content.

Robert Payne is an assistant professor of Global Communications at the American University of Paris. His current research focuses on social media and discourses of virality and sharing. To schedule an interview with Dr. Payne, please contact Arlyn G. Riskind at or 202-534-1104.


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