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Discourse of Twitter and Social Media: How We Use Language to Create Affiliation on the Web (Continuum Discourse)
Social media such as microblogging services andsocial networking sites are changing the way people interact online and searchfor information and opinions. This book investigates linguistic patterns in electronic discourse,looking at online evaluative language, Internet slang, memes and ambientaffiliation using a large Twitter corpus (over 100 million...
Social media such as microblogging services andsocial networking sites are changing the way people interact online and searchfor information and opinions. This book investigates linguistic patterns in electronic discourse,looking at online evaluative language, Internet slang, memes and ambientaffiliation using a large Twitter corpus (over 100 million tweets) alongsidespecialized case studies.The author argues that we are currently witnessing a cultural movement fromonline conversation to what can be termed ‘searchable talk' - online talk wherepeople affiliate by making their discourse findable (for example, via metadatasuch as Twitter hashtags) by others holding similar interests. Thiscutting edge text will be of interest to all scholars and students dealing withelectronically mediated discourse.
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