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Communication, mediation, and the expectations of data: data valences across health and wellness communities

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Communication technologies increasingly mediate data exchanges rather than human communication. We propose the term data valences to describe the differences in expectations that people have for data across different social settings. Building on two years of interviews, observations, and participation in the communities of technology designers, clinicians, advocates, and users for emerging mobile data in formal health care and consumer wellness, we observed the tensions among these groups in ...

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Oxford, SSD, Oxford Internet Institute
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Publisher:
University of Southern California, Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Communication Journal website
Volume:
9
Pages:
1466–1484
Publication date:
2015-05-05
Acceptance date:
2015-04-16
ISSN:
1932-8036
Pubs id:
pubs:638785
URN:
uri:f4a70ef2-5b52-454a-9c08-461de74116a8
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f4a70ef2-5b52-454a-9c08-461de74116a8
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