Facebook: The Social and Cognitive Costs of Virtual Communication Term Paper Your Name Your Student Number CCT100S Prof: Joel Moody Tutorial Section June 19, 2009 Introduction Facebook is one of the world’s most popular social networking sites. Facebook has, in its five brief years of existence, added many new concepts to the vocabulary of online communications, from the ‘friending’ that constitutes the site’s most prominent function to the networks of communities that it enables. However, while Facebook’s admirers claim that the site is connecting the world, the connection comes at a great cost to the character and context of communication. While it would be curmudgeonly to suggest that Facebook should not exist, there are still valid...The end:
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