Chapter 5: Social Interaction

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Below is additional material associated with the topics covered in chapter 5.


There are many good sources of information about social media, social networking and CSCW. Here are a few:

Social messaging Apps

Wakie ( was created by Hrachik Adjamian as a way of waking up by getting random people to wake each other up on.

Somebody messaging app – gets the nearest stranger to break bad news to your friends/family in person rather than you having to (


A large collection of archived videos from the CSCW conference for the period of 1992-2000

Links provided in the book: