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Homo Digitalis – in Search of a Patterned Usage Identity

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There is a great debate around the ways identity is shaped online, mainly as a result of understanding the online as networked individuals. The present papers tries to open the discussion on whether the quasi-synonym words constantly used to talk about the online communication cyber, virtual and digital define the same reality or whether they can be associated with particular aspects of the identity forged within the computer mediated communication. The search for the differentiating aspects is carried out against the backdrop of technological development which inevitably alters with every new aspect unveiled a new side of each individual’s identity.

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  • Adrian STOICESCU, 2015. "Homo Digitalis – in Search of a Patterned Usage Identity," Informatica Economica, Academy of Economic Studies - Bucharest, Romania, vol. 19(3), pages 68-79.
  • Handle: RePEc:aes:infoec:v:19:y:2015:i:3:p:68-79
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    Identity; Cyber; Virtual; Digital; Historical Development;

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