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dc.contributor.authorKhoo, Yi Ping.-
dc.date.accessioned2009-04-28T01:28:38Z-
dc.date.available2009-04-28T01:28:38Z-
dc.date.copyright2009en_US
dc.date.issued2009-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/15360-
dc.description.abstractFacebook, one of the most popular social networking sites, has attracted many users worldwide. In trying to understand this new and emerging phenomenon, I have attempted to find out the attraction and widespread usage of Facebook. I argue, with Baudrillard’s notion of simulation and reality, that Facebook is a simulation of friendship and that it has changed the dialectic between the meaning of friendship and the types of social relation. In this study, I have engaged in participation observation in and on Facebook, 35 in-depth interviews and 80 Facebook profile content analysis to find out this Facebook phenomenon.en_US
dc.format.extent32 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University-
dc.subjectDRNTU::Social sciences::Mass mediaen_US
dc.titleFacebook : a simulation of friendship.en_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorKwok Kian Woon Anthonyen_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Humanities and Social Sciencesen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Artsen_US
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