Scheff (1960) refers to this class of norms as “residual rules”: (1) people must be in substantial agreement about them; and (2) they are not noticed until a violation occurs. These rules have been likened to the rules of grammar in that one can follow them without an explicit knowledge of their content and yet notice a violation immediately. (MilgramSabini 1978, p. 31)
What was Gershon’s term for this?
By idioms of practice, I mean that people figure out together how to use different media and often agree on the appropriate social uses of technology by asking advice and sharing stories with each other. (Gershon 2010, p. 6)
Teens consider the text message breakup to be socially undesirable, but a sizeable number of teens with relationship experience have been broken up with – or have broken up with others – using text messaging. (LenhartAndersonSmith 2015)
- 48% have removed someone they used to date from their cellphone’s address book.
- 38% have untagged or deleted photos of themselves and a past partner on social media.
- 37% have unfriended or blocked someone they used to be in a relationship with on social media.
- 30% have blocked an ex from texting them. (LenhartAndersonSmith 2015)
is not what is actually said but rather the background knowledge of the situation and expectations of communication that allows one to interpret the words. (p. 123)
But … ring tones are another type of second-order information. One girl spoke that she was glad she had not used a really good song for her ex-boyfriend (p. 162)
In a 4 person group come up with a definition for public and creepy and write on board.
Use intensional, extensional, ostensive, genus-differentia, operational, or consequential.