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  1. To add to Deborah’s optimism about a growing Digital Sociology probing through the new tools, digitization of inter scholarly communication, faster and wider collection and distribution of knowledge through Web 2.0. I think that simple things are more likely to happen in Internet Sociology or Sociology 2.0 initially than extension of complex theories and methods or a new wave of social thought except exploring and explaining cyber world or virtual social network. Just to mention I wrote a paper in 2007 analyzing social media –
    “Hate Communities in Cyber Space”, 8th Global Conference: Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness, March 2007, Salzburg, Austria (published in Constructing Good and Evil,Edited by Laura Torres Zuñiga and Isabel Mª Andrés Cuevas, eBook).

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