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Social Media Affordances and Information Sharing: An Evidence from Chinese Public Organizations

following questions: (i) What is the role of social media within Chinese public organizations to share information? (ii) What is the effect of social media affordances on information sharing in Chinese public organizations? The paper is structured as follows: We provide the details for the theory of affordance and propose five affordances of social media in public organizational context ( Section 2 ). After presenting the methodology ( Section 3 ), we discuss the findings based on the affordance theory ( Section 4 ). Then, the paper concludes ( Section 5 ) by

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Word-Of-Mouth in Social Media. The Case of Polish Tourist Industry

.09.2015). Bulchand-Gidumal, J., Melian-Gonzalez, S., Gonzalez Lopez-Valcarcel, B. (2013), A social media analysis of the contribution of destinations to client satisfaction with hotels, International Journal of Hospitality Management, No. 35, pp. 44-47, (20.10.2015). Cabiddu, F., De Carlo, M., Piccoli, G. (2014), Social media affordances: enabling customer engagement, Annals of Tourism Research, No. 48, pp. 175-192, (3.06.2014). Callarisa, L., Sanchez Garcia, J., Cardiff

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A Gap in Networked Publics?
A Comparison of Younger and Older Journalists’ Newsgathering Practices on Social Media

, professional work. A common comment was: “I will not do it too often because I do not want to spam my Facebook friends with news” (Anna, 23). These findings may support the work of Djerf-Pierre, Ghersetti and Hedman (2016) , who found a noticeable decline in journalists’ valuations of social media affordances from 2012 to 2014. Despite these findings of younger journalists being reluctant to share news and brand themselves in social media, the various ways in which younger journalists embrace more and different online public spheres than older journalists might imply a

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