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Slow Fashion, Circular and Creative Economy for Environmental Sustainability…

The protagonism that Information and Communication Technologies have gained nowadays has led to virtual spaces of interrelationship, such as Online Social Network Services, expanding the communication possibilities of the most diverse social groups. From the environmental point of view, sustainable movements that aim to promote a more conscious consumption pattern have opportunities for visibility and dissemination of their principles in these virtual spaces.

This article aims to identify and analyze the spread of the principles of the Slow Fashion movement in an Online Social Network Service, Instagram, as an alternative to conscious consumption of clothing that transits between the concepts of Circular Economy and Creative Economy.

This is exploratory and descriptive research, with a qualitative approach, which verifies the presence of Slow Fashion on Instagram from a strategy of information retrieval from the use of keywords, configuring the exploratory part of this research. The results indicate that Slow Fashion is a movement with adherence in Brazil and has a presence on the Instagram platform. It is concluded that facing the ecological crisis, Instagram can contribute to the change of individual habits toward more sustainable consumption.

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Systematic Literature Review on intersections between Human-Computer Interaction and…

The use of Information and Communication Technologies contributed to the emergence (or adaptation) of fields of study dedicated to the interaction between human beings and computer systems, such as Human-Computer Interaction. This research aims to identify and categorize the studies related to Online Social Network Services present in the International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, from the perspectives of the seven challenges of Human-Computer Interaction presented by Stephanidis and collaborators. It is research that is characterized in terms of its objectives as an exploratory and descriptive study, applying the principles of Systematic Literature Review as a technique.

67 scientific communications were analyzed. The Human-Environment Interaction theme was the most cited, followed by: Ethics, Privacy and Security; Welfare, Health and Eudaimonia; Human-Technology Symbiosis; and Social Organization and Democracy, respectively. No scientific communications were found that addressed the Accessibility and Universal Access challenge.

Considering the year in which the articles were published, 2018 is observed as the year with the highest number of publications. It was also observed that research related to the theme Online Social Networking Services is dispersed in the journal between 2010 and 2020, and that some terms such as Social Media and Social Network Sites began to be shaped as studies on the topic were deepened.

Based on the analysis carried out, it is possible to affirm that studies that combine Human-Computer Interaction, Information Science and Online Social Network Services demand to be more widely researched.

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Green IT: energetic efficiency in Online Social Network Services…

Data centers are a centralized hardware and software infrastructure with cost reduction as its main benefit. The relationship between sustainability and data centers has given rise to the movement called Green IT. Among the data centers, the institutions holding Online Social Network Services (OSNS) stand out.

The objective of this article is to verify how the energy consumption of data centers is treated in the scientific literature and in technical documents, to identify the challenges of institutions that hold SRSO. The sample is restricted to information on SRSO data centers.

An exploratory analysis of the available literature and technical documents made available by the institutions was conducted. All institutions present statistical reports on the energy efficiency of their data centers. The analysis indicated ways to encourage greater equipment efficiency.

The article concludes that the growth of these services places the topic of energy efficiency of SRSO data centers in the foreground, and the reports present initiatives to neutralize the carbon footprint of the holding institutions. The main forms of action of the institutions to reduce CO2 emissions are the buying of carbon credits and investments in plants with clean matrixes.

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The meme as a discursive genre in Online Social Network Services Book Chapter

The meme as a discursive genre in Online Social…

The study aimed to investigate memes as a discursive genre and describe them on a page of an Online Social Network Service (OSNS) aided by the classification of Recuero (2011).

As a method, the descriptive study with an exploratory character was used, with Facebook as the locus of data collection. The choice is justified because it is one of the most used OSNS (DIGITAL, 2019). Facebook pages in Portuguese were freely observed with the purpose of disseminating memes.

The selection to carry out the data collection was based on the number of likes and shares made on the pages, thus reaching the page Capinaremos. In March 2021, the Capinaremos page was classified according to its creators as entertainment with 1,513,476 followers, achieving particular popularity among internet users.

For the development of the study, six (6) memes were selected based on the classification of posts from the year 2020, between November 29 and December 24, 2020. For the development of the study, six (6) memes were selected based on the classification of posts from the year 2020, between November 29 and December 24, 2020. In the description of the memes, Recuero’s (2011) classification was adopted, as it is understood that their research can contribute to the understanding of the genre.

Only memes produced with a set of images and texts/statements were used in the study. This stage of the research approaches memes in the context of social, political, and everyday situations, in order to describe them as a discursive genre. To complement the approach, some individual peculiarities of each meme were recorded, such as the number of shares observed on the page Weeding with the intention of verifying the level of reach that the genre obtained among internet users.

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