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The Culture of Connectivity: A Critical History of Social Media

Jose van Dijck

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199970773
eISBN:
9780199307425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199970773.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This book studies the rise of social media in the first decade of the twenty-first century, up until 2012. It provides both a historical and a critical analysis of the emergence of networking ... More


Flickr between Communities and Commerce

José van Dijck

in The Culture of Connectivity: A Critical History of Social Media

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199970773
eISBN:
9780199307425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199970773.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Online photo-sharing site Flickr was founded in 2004 and attracted millions of users before it experienced a substantial setback in popularity and user numbers. This chapter seeks to explore how ... More


Banal Globalization? Embodied Actions and Mediated Practices in Tourists’ Online Photo Sharing

Crispin Thurlow and Adam Jaworski

in Digital Discourse: Language in the New Media

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795437
eISBN:
9780199919321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795437.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines a particular instance of photo-sharing on Flickr: the posting of forced perspective snapshots taken by tourists at the Leaning Tower of Pisa. This media site provides solid ... More


Potentials and challenges of WordNet-based pedagogical lexicography: The Transpoetika Dictionary

Toma Tasovac

in Electronic Lexicography

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654864
eISBN:
9780191745966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654864.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter explores the potential and challenges of basing pedagogical, bilingual electronic dictionaries on WordNet – a comprehensive machine-readable lexical database of the English language. It ... More


Imagery in the 21st Century

Oliver Grau (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015721
eISBN:
9780262315159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015721.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

We are surrounded by images as never before: On Flickr, Facebook, and YouTube; on thousands of television channels; in digital games and virtual worlds; and in media art and science. Without new ... More


Governance of Online Creation Communities for the Building of Digital Commons:: Viewed through the Framework of Institutional Analysis and Development

Mayo Fuster Morell

in Governing Knowledge Commons

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199972036
eISBN:
9780199361908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199972036.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter addresses the governance of a specific type of common-pool resource, online creation communities (OCCs). OCCs are communities of individuals that mainly interact via a platform of online ... More


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