Information Society, Virtual Communities, Globalization
Mohammad Tagi Amini
Associate Professor of Department of Management, Economics and Accounting ,Payame Noor University, I.R. of IRAN. P.O. Box19395-3697Tehran, IRAN.
Abstract: Information society is kind of society which is economically and culturally integrated with Information and Communication Technology. In this society, availability to information has prominent economical, social and individual role. Information and Communication Technology is considered as the most important factor in developing the Information society. Governments try to lead the countries towards this area. Free information stream, human right, globalization, Information and Communication Technology and media are the bases and necessities of Information Society. In this paper, at first we focus on Information Society and its characteristics. Then, we criticize Information Society and describe the differences between Information society and Mass society. After criticizing the globalization and Information Society, we can recognize the limitations and advantages of Information Society.
[Mohammad Tagi Amini. Information Society, Virtual Communities, Globalization. Life Sci J 2013;10(4s):478-481](ISSN:1097-8135). http://www.lifesciencesite.com. 73
Keywords: Information Society, Virtual Communities, Globalization.