Smart Mobs: Cameraphone as Conversational Medium: “Daisuke Okabe has just published Emergent Social Practices, Situations and Relations
through Everyday Camera Phone Use, her report on the research she conducted with Mizuko Ito. The continuous sharing of image-streams with social networks seems to be developing as a hybrid of technological artifact and mediated discourse — friends self-surveill and share what they are seeing as they move through the world, through their day.”
From the comments: How and why people use cameraphones (PDF).
We’re seeing some of this happening in the videoblogging group as well.