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Future Internet 2012, 4(2), 545-550; doi:10.3390/fi4020545
Editorial

Introduction to the Social Transformations from the Mobile Internet Special Issue

Received: 18 May 2012; Accepted: 21 May 2012 / Published: 23 May 2012
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Social Transformations from the Mobile Internet)
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Abstract: The social transformations brought about by the mobile internet are extensive. In discussing the broad range of these transformations—positioned as a shift from personal computing to pervasive computing—this editorial elaborates on the key contributions addressed by the articles in this special issue of Future Internet. These articles touch on topics such as the digital divide, the role of the mobile internet in revolutions like the Arab Spring and the Occupy Wall Street movement, the development of site-specific and context-aware news, the incorporation of the internet into existing technologies like the automobile, and the utilization of the mobile internet to transform everyday spaces into game spaces.
Keywords: mobile internet; pervasive computing; digital divide; augmented reality; Arab Spring; news; context-aware computing; automobile; pervasive games; hybrid reality mobile internet; pervasive computing; digital divide; augmented reality; Arab Spring; news; context-aware computing; automobile; pervasive games; hybrid reality
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Farman, J. Introduction to the Social Transformations from the Mobile Internet Special Issue. Future Internet 2012, 4, 545-550.

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Farman J. Introduction to the Social Transformations from the Mobile Internet Special Issue. Future Internet. 2012; 4(2):545-550.

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Farman, Jason. 2012. "Introduction to the Social Transformations from the Mobile Internet Special Issue." Future Internet 4, no. 2: 545-550.

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