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Interpersonal online communication

Prof. Döring publishes in „Handbuch Online-Kommunikation“

Handbook Online-Kommunikation

In her chapter Sozialkontakte online: Identitäten, Beziehungen, Gemeinschaften [Social contacts online: identities, relationships, communities], Prof. Dr. Nicola Döring, research group media psychology and media design, gives an overview of the current state of research on interpersonal online communication. Empirical data are used to answer the following questions like: Are online self-presentations authentic? Does online dating work? Do online communities replace offline communities? The socio-psychologically oriented review article published in the “Handbuch Online-Kommunikation [Handbook online communication]“ shows that opportunities and risks of interpersonal online communication go hand in hand and therefore one-sided positive or negative evaluations fall short.

Döring, N. (2018). Sozialkontakte online: Identitäten, Beziehungen, Gemeinschaften. In W. Schweiger & K. Beck (Eds.), Handbuch Online-Kommunikation. Advance online publication. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.