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On Friendship Between Online Equals

Felix, Cathrine Victoria LU and Bülow, William (2014) In Philosophy & Technology 29(1). p.21-34
Abstract
There is an ongoing debate about the value of virtual friendship. In contrast to previous authorships, this paper argues that virtual friendship can have independent value. It is argued that within an Aristotelian framework, some friendships that are prehaps impossible offline can exist online, i.e. some offline unequals can be online equals and thus form friendships of independent value.
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Virtual friendship, Social media
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Philosophy & Technology
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29
issue
1
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14 pages
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Springer
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  • scopus:84975748603
ISSN
0897-1986
DOI
10.1007/s13347-014-0183-6
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Knowledge in a Digital World: Trust, Credibility and Relevance on the Web
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English
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  author       = {Felix, Cathrine Victoria and Bülow, William},
  issn         = {0897-1986},
  keyword      = {Virtual friendship,Social media},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {1},
  pages        = {21--34},
  publisher    = {Springer},
  series       = {Philosophy & Technology},
  title        = {On Friendship Between Online Equals},
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  volume       = {29},
  year         = {2014},
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