Social technologies for digital wellbeing among marginalized communities

Michael A. DeVito, Ashley Marie Walker, Jeremy Birnholtz, Kathryn Ringland, Kathryn Macapagal, Ashley Kraus, Sean Munson, Calvin Liang, Herman Saksono

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Abstract

Discussions of online social technologies focus on their negatives in relation to wellbeing, prioritizing offline relationships and reduced screen time. However, many communities depend on online social technologies for building community, gaining social support, and even exploring identity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCSCW 2019 Companion - Conference Companion Publication of the 2019 Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
Pages449-454
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781450366922
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 9 2019
Event22nd ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing, CSCW 2019 - Austin, United States
Duration: Nov 9 2019Nov 13 2019

Publication series

NameProceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work, CSCW

Conference

Conference22nd ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing, CSCW 2019
CountryUnited States
CityAustin
Period11/9/1911/13/19

Keywords

  • Chronic illness
  • Disability
  • LGBTQ+
  • Marginalized populations
  • Mental health
  • Social media
  • Social platforms
  • Social support
  • Socioeconomic status
  • Wellbeing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Human-Computer Interaction

Cite this

DeVito, M. A., Walker, A. M., Birnholtz, J., Ringland, K., Macapagal, K., Kraus, A., Munson, S., Liang, C., & Saksono, H. (2019). Social technologies for digital wellbeing among marginalized communities. In CSCW 2019 Companion - Conference Companion Publication of the 2019 Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (pp. 449-454). (Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work, CSCW). Association for Computing Machinery. https://doi.org/10.1145/3311957.3359442