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Study: Social Networks Re-defining Social Identity

The government’s chief scientist has published a report saying that social networks are ‘re-defining’ social identity. Professor Sir John Beddington says that over the next decade, the fabric of society will change, with identity in its traditional sense becoming less important. The changes will be fuelled by nearly constant access to the internet, a phenomenon that the report called ‘hyper-connectivity’. The changes could serve as a positive force in society, but if ignored, could fuel exclusion.

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