Clues about Cultural Membership in Online Social Networks
We leak information about our various cultural memberships with each and every action that we take. Locating that information is not difficult; a quick survey of your own information leakage will provide you with volumes of qualitative and quantitative data.
The quality of statements made in status updates can reflect or disguise the feelings that one identity has about a situation or individual, and can provide transparency during a trigger happy update which is left unchecked and uncensored by the immediacy of the posting. These are self-revealing statements that enhance or detract from the perception of the individual. Continue reading