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Raz Schwartz

Computational Sociologist, Research Lead at Oculus

Raz Schwartz

Location Based Services and Local Communities

Using qualitative and quantitative methods, this work examines the role of location based social networks in mediating local social interactions. Combining social theories such as Place Attachment and the Familiar Strangers to analysis of big data trends, the analysis points to the way this technology shapes local identity and urban dynamics. 

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