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Privacy: sharing passwords

A quick question: in which of our fieldsites do you think people were most and least likely to share their passwords with family or friends? Once you have decided your answer you can add this to the comments with your reasons.

This was one of the questions we asked from around 1,200 respondents. To find the answers please follow this link You may note the striking difference between our two Chinese fieldsites. To explain this we need to delve a little deeper into the issue of what we mean by privacy.

Click here to see the answers given by our informants.

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Why We Post: the Anthropology of Social Media

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