chapter  7
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Constructing and Consuming “Displays” in Online Environments: Rodney H. Jones

ByRODNEY H. JONES

In this chapter I explore how people construct and consume multimodal displays of their selves in online social networking environments. Specifi - cally, I will be considering how the different “equipment” available for producing and consuming displays affects the kinds of relationships that are possible between users of these sites and the kinds of social actions that these displays allow them to take.