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the tendency to associate with others and to form social groups

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We examine the implications of shifting the methodological emphasis from models of network and community to a focus on routines, mobilities and socialities (Pink, 2008; Postill, 2008, 2011).
It highlights the significance of accounting for face-to-face socialities and material contexts with which social media are co-implicated.
Therefore, while acknowledging Kozinets' stress on the indistinct nature of the boundaries of online communities and their frequent online-offline nature, which we also follow, we suggest an alternative focus on socialities.
To focus on the socialities of social media and activist practice, we use a guiding framework rooted in anthropological theory, of place, movement and sociality.
Socialities range from surface-level communications such as greetings and small talk to deeper levels of more intimate disclosures.
Researchers have minimally examined socialities in service contexts.
Using the Service Provider Sociality Scale (SPSS) to assess customer satisfaction, Koermer, Ford, and Brant (2000) discovered that socialities consisted of two factors: courteous expressions (e.
Similarly, it could be postulated that personal connection sociality usage by the provider would be of more importance in enhancing customer satisfaction than courteous expression socialities.
The five contributions that make up the main body of the text are focused on new post-migrant socialities in urban Europe, navigating through European urban nightlife as a racialised body, the social and spatial dimensions of French Caribbean clubbing in Paris, the rise of the black LGBTQ clubbing scene in Paris, and race, space, and place in the LGBTQ British-Asian dance club scene in London.
These emergent ways in which online and offline cartographies are becoming overlaid and entangled--as well as the experiential environments associated with them--demand alternative ways of theorising visuality and socialities of co-presence.
Emplaced visuality means understanding camera phone practices and the socialities that create and emerge through them in ways corresponding with non-representational (Thrift, 2008) or 'more-than-representational' approaches in geography, which, according to Hayden Lorimer, encompass:
To achieve this, we draw on a set of related theoretical concepts that enable us to understand the socialities and visualities of camera phone photography as part of a constantly shifting ecology: place, movement and perception (see also Pink, 2009, 2012).
These works offer us a way to understand the invisible architectures of what we refer to as 'emplaced visuality', and camera phone photography is part of the way that human subjects, images and socialities become emplaced in relation to these emergent structures and the corporate interests that drive them (see Lapenta, 2011; Farman, 2010).
IF BOLLYWOOD stars, socialities and designers were under some misconception that they've reached demigod status in a celebrity hung- over nation, there are then a handful of people who are constantly cutting them to size by putting their fashion sense under scrutiny.
The pretentious exclusivity that designers and socialities alike fake is no longer sacred.