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Social Book Search (SBS) studies how the Social Web impacts book retrieval. This impact is studied in two steps. In this first step, called the baseline run, the search index having bibliographic descriptions or professional metadata and user-generated content or social metadata is searched against the search queries and ranked using a retrieval mo...
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This study uses two complementing data types to a). challenge the standard definition of the direct enslaver-enslaved form of bondage in rural Bergen County, New Jersey, and b). hypothesize about the formation of a free Black community around Dunkerhook Road in the same location. The first data type, labeled the “social record,” is the combination...
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The social media has made the world a global world and we, in addition to, as part of physical society, are now part of the virtual society as well. There has been the generation of a large amount of information over the social web. By way of increasing online information, new opportunities emerged, and diverse issues have been raised, which have a...
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Abstrat The number of web pages, which was 110 thousand in 1994, reached 63 billion in a short period of fifteen years. Today, this number is many times higher. The use of technology in educational environments continues to increase day by day. As stated by many academics and researchers, the use of technology in educational areas has proven to be...
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Social media platforms can be used as a tool to expand awareness and the consideration of cultural heritage organizations and their activities in the digital world. These platforms produce daily behavioral analytical data that could be exploited by the administrators of libraries, archives and museums (LAMs) to improve users’ engagement with the pr...
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Solid (social linked data) technology has made significant progress in social web applications developed, such as Facebook, Twitter, and Wikipedia. Solid is based on semantic web and RDF (Resource Description Framework) technologies. Solid platforms can provide decentralized authentication, data management, and developer support in the form of libr...
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The proliferation of online news, especially during the “infodemic” that emerged along with the COVID-19 pandemic, has rapidly increased the risk of and, more importantly, the volume of online misinformation. Online Social Networks (OSNs), such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, serve as fertile ground for disseminating misinformation, making the n...
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As technology has advanced, daily interpersonal communication has also altered and shifted to a different level. With the widespread use of the internet and personal technological gadgets hitting the market, social web and social media settings became the essential field of communication for humankind. Now, mostly people use internet-based social c...
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Social Media and Social Networking Sites are integrated part of our life today. Innovative features of Social Networking sites have empowered customers to share their own experiences with millions of other members, after consuming a product or service. These shared experiences of other users have been influencing the perception of other customer in...
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Ndigbo have a peculiar way of being as a people. They have a peculiar way of relating among themselves and establishing social affinities; they have their unique idea of relatedness. This peculiar sense of relatedness bound them together as a people despite the absence of a central government in the pre-colonial era. Kinship was cherished and was i...
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Introduction- Having a social media presence in the healthcare industry has never been more important. As people go online to discuss their health and study their ailments, healthcare practitioners and organisations must maintain a social web presence and a voice in these debates. Though social media has many potential advantages in healthcare, the...
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Given the frequent observation of gender differences in privacy-related outcomes, we wanted to investigate how these studies theorize gender. We conducted a content analysis of 107 studies on the topic of gender and online privacy to determine to what extent gender theory is implemented (Research Question 1), identify the function of gender theory...
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The aim of the special issue is to present theory-conscious studies of selected facets of digital cultures of evaluation across a broad range of discourses on the social web. At the same time, bringing together papers from linguistics, literary studies, and digital humanities, it is our aim to take stock of common denominators, but also differences...
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The increasing availability of online content these days raises several questions about effective access to information. In particular, the possibility for almost everyone to generate content with no traditional intermediary, if on the one hand led to a process of “information democratization”, on the other hand, has negatively affected the genuine...
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Purpose. While training students to new literacy and critical thinking has been recognized for several decades, it seems even more crucial today as education is presented as a lever to fight against fake news. Preservice teachers, both so-called digital natives at the cutting edge of the social web and tomorrow’s educators, represent a useful objec...
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Big Multimodal Social Data (BMSD) analytics-mostly in multimedia environments-and multimedia quality assessment (MQA) require statistical pattern recognition, collaborative learning, database management, visualization technology, and social networking to collect and interpret the data. In practice, a number of issues emerge in relation to BMSD, reg...
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Today's business environment is defined by the growth of social media. The important thing for businesses is to exist where their consumers are. How, when, and where businesses must interact with consumers has changed dramatically and quickly as a result of the social web's widespread acceptance. The number of mobile communication devices has incre...
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Social network could be a platform to share, build and create relationships with the like minded folks or folks having similar interests. The recognition and rising trends of social networking is getting used as a tool in each sphere of life. Altogether fields of work, there's a small amount of social network applications. Library and knowledge ser...
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Social network could be a platform to share, build and create relationships with the likeminded folks or folks having similar interests. The recognition and rising trends of social networking is getting used as a tool in each sphere of life. Altogether fields of work, there's a small amount of social network applications. Library and knowledge serv...
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Managing Healthy Livestock Production and Consumption is a highly interdisciplinary resource based on scientific and empirical evidence. It is illustrated with best practices (11 case studies) of low-input livestock systems from different continents and offers predictive modelling alternatives for a more resilient future. By addressing gaps of know...
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Misleading information spread on social networks is often supported by activists who promote this type of information and bots that amplify their visibility. The need for useful and timely mechanisms of credibility assessment in social media has become increasingly indispensable. Efforts to tackle this problem in Spanish are growing. The last years...
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Socialization through (online) Design: Moving into Online Critical Spaces of LearningAbstractThis research investigates the social and socialization practices within an online professional development web seminar. The aim of this study was to identify the kinds of social and communitybuilding practices that occur in online professional development...
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The present study investigated the role of social web application use in the association between loneliness and pathological Internet use. A sample of university students (n = 445) completed an online survey of their loneliness and Internet use, including an assessment of pathological Internet use level. Based on existing theory and empirical findi...
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Twitter and social media as a whole have great potential as a source of disease surveillance data however the general messiness of tweets presents several challenges for standard information extraction methods. Most deployed systems employ approaches that rely on simple keyword matching and do not distinguish between relevant and irrelevant keyword...
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The current work was conducted from May 2018 to April 2019 to assess and tabulate the species of the order Araneae that are found to survive in the sporadically distributed regions around the Mallathahalli Lake of Bangalore, Karnataka. The Arachnids were observed and collected by pitfall trapping, vegetation beating, ground hand collection, aerial...
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In the last decade, the number of students owning smartphones is rising very rapidly. Therefore, this subject is new and attractive to researchers, which are trying to explain the impact of using smartphones in the school environment. The aim of our study is to offer statistical data about using smartphones in the Moroccan neglected countryside. By...
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Each faculty member at King Saud University has a website where he/she posts course descriptions, tests, publications, resources and others. Some instructors have added a Chatbox (Cbox) widget to their website (or blog) to be able to instantly communicate with their students. A Cbox is an advanced web messaging/commenting/tagging widget and a uniqu...
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The verification of multimedia content over social media is one of the challenging and crucial issues in the current scenario and gaining prominence in an age where user-generated content and online social web platforms are the leading sources in shaping and propagating news stories. As these sources allow users to share their opinions without rest...
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Spreading of misleading information on social web platforms has fuelled huge panic and confusion among the public regarding the Corona disease, the detection of which is of paramount importance. To address this issue, in this paper, we have developed an automated system that can collect and validate the fact from multi web-platform to decide the cr...
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The clear, social, and dark web have lately been identified as rich sources of valuable cyber-security information that -given the appropriate tools and methods-may be identified, crawled and subsequently leveraged to actionable cyber-threat intelligence. In this work, we focus on the information gathering task, and present a novel crawling archite...
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With increased advance in technology, the need to be in harmony with this advance in the world in order to fulfill the necessities of Iraqi EFL students who have become ambitious for knowledge using technology cannot be ignored. Thus, technology has become a part of teaching tools as well as a support for learning a foreign language. Every day, the...
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Introduction: Altmetrics or alternative metrics has become a novel technique for measuring the impact of the research. It considers social web as a major source of data and measures how a piece of literature has discussed in various social platforms in terms of shares, mentions, bookmarks, tweets, saves, etc. Rather than measuring the scientific im...
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The digital environment has enabled new forms of production, consumption and organization of digital content, such as social indexing. This indexing consists onthe attribution of free tags by users or communities. Fanfictions are fictional stories created by fans, they are deposited in repositories and their indexing is performed by the authors the...
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Research on digital cultural heritage has raised the importance of providing visitors with relevant assistance before and during their visits. With the advent of the social web, the cultural heritage area is affected by the problem of information overload. Indeed, a large number of available resources have emerged coming from the social information...
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Digital communication technologies, social web platforms, and mobile communication have fundamentally altered the way we communicate publicly. They have also changed our perception of space, thus making a re-calibration of a spatial perspective on public communication necessary. We argue that such a new perspective must consider the relational logi...
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The biggest challenge faced by corporates today is to understand the expectations of people belonging to Gen Z, who are or soon will be entering the workplaces. GenZ is born and raised with social web, they are digital centric and technology is their identity. This generation is entering the companies and will be dominating the workplaces in ter...
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As the Web quickly advances, Web clients are developing with it. In a time of social connectedness, individuals are turning out to be increasingly more excited about associating, sharing, and teaming up through informal communities, online networks, sites, Wikis, and other online communitarian media. Lately, this aggregate insight has spread on var...
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Purpose: The aim of the study is to examine nearly 500 studies published between the years 2013-2019 in the field of water buffalo breeding in bibliometric terms and to reveal the tendencies and trends in the field in recent years. Methods: A review has been performed on the titles "buffalo" in Web of Science Core Collection database and bibliometr...
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In the social Web era, crowdfunding has become an increasingly important channel for entrepreneurs to raise funds from the crowd for their start-up projects. Previous studies have examined various factors, such as textual information of projects and social capital of investors. However, multimedia information on projects such as audio information w...
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In recent years, the crime rate has increased considerably and there is a need to properly identify the different types of crimes so that it can be tackled. In this paper, a Bi-LSTM neural network for classification is proposed that classifies the different types of crime on data collected from Google News and Twitter. The data is pre-processed and...
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Twitter and social media as a whole have great potential as a source of disease surveillance data however the general messiness of tweets presents several challenges for standard information extraction methods. Most deployed systems employ approaches that rely on simple keyword matching and do not distinguish between relevant and irrelevant keyword...
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Aim. The research aim of this article is to explore academic youth’s education process and career in the UK. The research focuses on Lithuanian students from three prestigious British universities. Methods. The study revealed three questions: the reasons of students choises to study in prestigious higher schools of the UK, students’ satisfaction in...
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This paper shows, through the analysis of the literature and the most recent news, how through the use of neural algorithms and the application of strategies framed in what is called post-truth, certain political groups, mainly those who hold power in democracies with weak institutions, create a segmented reality that serves their interests and tha...
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Ausgehend von aktuellen technisch-medialen und sozialen Rahmenbedingungen des literarischen Le-sens in der Partizipationskultur sozialer Medien, stellt der Beitrag den Gegenstand der Social-Web-Li-teratur anhand der sich ergänzenden Perspektiven Literatur und Autorschaft sowie Leser*innen und Lektüremodi vor und grenzt dieses literarische Phänomen...
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Mining social web text has been at the heart of the Natural Language Processing and Data Mining research community in the last 15 years. Though most of the reported work is on widely spoken languages, such as English, the significance of approaches that deal with less commonly spoken languages, such as Greek, is evident for reasons of preserving an...
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Food Stash Vancouver is a non-profit organization whose mission is to rescue food. They collect food that would be consigned to the dumpster by the excesses of industrial capitalism, and re-route it to people who need it. In market ontology, physical materials like food are just commodities. They don’t warrant any consideration in and of themselve...
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This study focuses on social media and its influence on politics considering behavioural tendency towards online e-participation for voting in elections. “Electronic Participation” i.e. E-Participation extended with E-Voting using social media mobilizes citizen to cast vote remotely without any fear of opponent worker influence etc. Pakistan is a c...
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Social media has provided enormous space for every individual to collaborate effectively. The field of computing in business, commerce, economics, and finances have got much acceleration with the invention of “World Wide Web – www”. Data science, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and advanced computing techniques became the catalyst to exp...
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“Electronic Participation” i.e. E-Participation extended with E-Voting using social media mobilizes to cast vote in the national general elections of any country. Pakistan is a country with rich and diverse characteristics demographically because of the distinct languages spoken, culture, heritage, political composition, religious sects, and geogra...
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In the past several years, Smart City has generated considerable attention as a relatively new computing model. Its accordance with social web and internet of things (IOT) standards also offers unique resources by using the intellect of human beings and the capacity to solve problems to improve relevant services and mechanisms. This paper explores...
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Social web contains a large amount of information with user sentiment and opinions across different fields. For example, drugs.com provides users’ textual review and numeric ratings of drugs. However, text reviews may not always be consistent with the numeric ratings. In this project, we built different classification models to classify user rating...
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We are ready to take submissions for KGSWC-2021. As we had successfully published KGSWC-2020 Proceedings, all events(Conference, WinterSchool, Hackathon, Workshops) of KGSWC-2020 were initiated with zero fees to make this conference special in Semantic Web Community. All accepted papers of KGSWC-2020 had been registered with zero fees due to epidem...
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Due to the availability of an enormous amount of multimodal content on the social web and its applications, automatic sentiment analysis, and emotion detection has become an important and widely researched topic. Improving the quality of multimodal fusion is an important issue in this field of research. In this paper, we present a novel attention-b...
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Online stores like Amazon provide a website for consumers to express their opinions about different items. Since then, it has been established that buying online, 90% of consumers are testing different websites channels to determine the quality of their purchase. To evaluate the text data and then extract the sentiment element from that the field o...
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Purpose Although gender identities influence how people present themselves on social media, previous studies have tested pre-specified dimensions of difference, potentially overlooking other differences and ignoring nonbinary users. Design/methodology/approach Word association thematic analysis was used to systematically check for fine-grained sta...
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In this text, we reflect about the relationship between the Portuguese National Film Plan and the Social Networks, in the context of the current (network) society, presenting, for this purpose, the ongoing research project “Education, Film, Social Networks: a study about the Portuguese National Film Plan.” The theoretical framework of the study inc...
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Web 2.0 applications have provided researchers with vast quantities of Big Data, opening up new horizons for developing innovative analysis techniques that are applicable in multiple cognitive fields. Politics is definitely among them and is currently in a dynamically evolving range of these applications.
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Ziel der Arbeit ist es, Narrative und diskursive Strategien von politisch rechten Akteuren zu erforschen und aus einer pädagogischen Sicht zu bewerten. Der Fokus der Untersuchung wird hierbei auf Kommunikation innerhalb des Social Web gelegt. Zur Bewältigung des Forschungsvorhabens wird als Methode eine Diskursanalyse angewendet. Die Analyse kommt...
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Introduction: Considering the development of social web, its capacities in publishing research findings, researchers’ tendency in utilizing social web to increase their visibility, beside the importance to answer the question of how to measure the research social impact, the present study attempts to provide new insights into the amount of scientif...
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Social Book Search is an Information Retrieval (IR) approach that studies the impact of the Social Web on book retrieval. To understand this impact, it is necessary to develop a stronger classical baseline run by considering the contribution of query formulation, document representation, and retrieval model. Such a stronger baseline run can be re-r...
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A mobile ad hoc network (MANET) is a set of autonomous mobile devices connected by wireless links in a distributed manner and without a fixed infrastructure. Real-time multimedia services, such as video-streaming over MANETs, offers very promising applications, e.g., two members of a group of tourists who want to share a video transmitted through t...
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Cette étude de cas collective porte sur la pensée critique et les littératies (informationnelle, numérique, médiatique, etc.), appréhendées avec le concept de métalittératie, chez des étudiant·es qui débutent des études supérieures et se destinent à la profession d’enseignant·e au secondaire, en histoire. L’objectif est de brosser un portrait de la...
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Political philosophy is applied to analyze the democratic potential of tourism social media. This study shows that while these media have deliberative potential, they also reflect the post-political and post-democratic condition in tourism digital communication. This analysis is illustrated through the discussion of three metaphors: the menu, the s...
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The organization and presentation of agricultural data are greatly facilitated by databases that are specially designed to allow ease of data entry and organized data display. The Pili knowledge bank together with its user-friendly interface was designed and implemented to showcase the knowledge collected from different Pili cultivars, enabling use...
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Language resources like corpora, lexicons and dictionaries are the key element to automatically process any natural language. In this paper, we focus on the written Tunisian dialect (TD) which is abundantly present on social media and yet still qualified as a low-resource language. We automatically construct sizable bi-script TD language resources...
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This paper aims to understand the way in which ICTs and the social web, main agents of the current digital society, have been studied in academic articles. The goal is, therefore, to make a balance of the research published in the Spanish and Latin American journals with the greatest impact, indexed in Scimago Journal & Country Rank in the category...
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Burkina Faso, a country in the heart of the Sahel, is one of the most vulnerable areas in Africa. 86% of its rural population is engaged in agricultural activities. Its predominantly rural population, with little theoretical and scientific knowledge of climate change, suffers the consequences of this phenomenon, including crop losses, lack of pastu...
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Video data is becoming an indispensable part of today’s Big Data due to evolution of social web and mobile technology. Content based video analysis has become crucial for video management. Shot boundary detection is one of the most essential task in video content analysis. In view of this, an efficient shot boundary detection approach to detect abr...
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The study acknowledges that DISTRESS is a complex cognitive, linguistic, and social phenomenon conceptualized in media discourse by polarized lexical instantiations and conceptual metaphors. This paper focuses on discovering the contrual of DISTRESS and its cultural and contextual objectification in the social context of media discourse. The theore...
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Das Internet nimmt heutzutage einen wichtigen Stellenwert in der Lebenswelt der meisten Menschen ein, den auch politisch oder religiös motivierte Extremisten für sich zu nutzen wissen: Hier vernetzen sie sich untereinander, verbreiten ihre Hassbotschaften an ein großes, potenziell weltweites Publikum, rufen explizit zu Straftaten auf oder dokumenti...
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A presentation for faculty members of National Library of Iran وبينار برای پژوهشگران کتابخانه ملی در اول دی ماه ۱۳۹۹
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ResumoO presente trabalho tem como objetivo estabelecer um diálogo oportuno sobre as orientações e recomendações oferecidas pela Base Nacional Comum Curricular — BNCC no tocante ao Ensino Médio com relação às tecnologias digitais e a mídia na área de Linguagens e suas tecnologias. As Tecnologias Digitais de Informação e Comunicação — TDIC estão pre...
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In recent years, the social web has been increasingly used for health information seeking, sharing, and subsequent health-related research. Women often use the Internet or social networking sites to seek information related to pregnancy in different stages. They may ask questions about birth control, trying to conceive, labor, or taking care of a n...