Community of Production

Community of Production

Francesco Amoretti (Università degli Studi di Salerno, Italy) and Mauro Santaniello (Università degli Studi di Salerno, Italy)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-060-8.ch011
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There is no universal agreement regarding the meaning of the term “social software.” Clay Shirky, in his classic speech “A Group is its Own Worst Enemy,” defined social software as “software that supports group interaction” (Shirky, 2003). In this speech, this scholar of digital culture also observed that this was a “fundamentally unsatisfying definition in many ways, because it doesn’t point to a specific class of technology.”

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