You are What You Check-In: Socially Created Values of Places and Online Identity Formation
European Journal of Research on Social Studies, Volume 1, Issue 1, Pages 76-79, 2014
4 Pages Posted: 21 Apr 2015
Date Written: 2014
Turkey provides the fastest growing market of Foursquare in Europe, though there aren’t any tangible benefits offered to users. Our research aims to uncover the underlying reciprocal relational dynamics of socially created values of places, and online identity formation via in-depth interviews with eleven Turkish respondents.
Keywords: Foursquare, location based service, online identity, Turkey, user motivation
JEL Classification: M30
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