Year:2024   Volume: 6   Issue: 2   Area:

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Wafa Barhoumi EP HAMDI

DIGITAL SOCIOLOGY: SOCIOLOGICAL IMAGINATION AND SOCIAL AGENCY IN THE CONTEXT OF THE DIGITAL NETWORKED ENVIRONMENT

Digital technology and the internet constitute an integral part of individuals' and society's lives in the modern era. Digital interaction significantly influences social, cultural, and economic aspects, giving rise to a new field known as digital sociology. This field encompasses a diverse range of topics, including sociological imagination and social agency in the context of the digital networked environment. This research aims to understand the impact of digital culture and identity on user behaviors and the shaping of social interactions online. The study focuses on exploring digital sociology and its significance in analyzing social and cultural dynamics in the digital networked environment, emphasizing the challenges faced by this environment and proposing comprehensive solutions. The study presents several suggestions and measures to achieve a safer and more sustainable digital environment through awareness enhancement, training, and expanded access to technology. It also underscores the importance of developing effective policies and laws to protect users and promote diversity and inclusivity in the digital environment. The study highlights the role of sociological imagination in understanding the effects of the digital environment, guiding decision-making, and shaping public policies. The researcher emphasizes the importance of using sociological imagination to design innovative solutions that meet societal needs and promote positive technological developments. In conclusion, the study emphasizes that digital sociology is an evolving and exciting field for study and research. It underscores the importance of continuous research and innovation to keep pace with changes and challenges in the digital environment, emphasizing that continuous learning and knowledge-based collaboration form the foundation for the development of an advanced and thriving digital environment for the future.

Keywords: Digital Sociology, Sociological Imagination, Social Agency, Digital Networked Environment, Digital Technology, Social Technological Impact.

http://dx.doi.org/10.47832/2757-5403.25.12


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