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Brian's Story: Conversations Carried through My Fingers

Huatong Sun

in Cross-Cultural Technology Design: Creating Culture-Sensitive Technology for Local Users

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199744763
eISBN:
9780199932993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744763.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

This chapter explores the complexities of local culture beyond the models of cultural dimensions with an American user case. It studies American graduate student Brian’s texting use for coordinating ... More


Always On: Language in an Online and Mobile World

Naomi S. Baron

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195313055
eISBN:
9780199871094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313055.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book shows how Internet and mobile technologies — including instant messaging (IM), cell phones, multitasking, social networking Web sites, blogs, and wikis — are profoundly influencing the way ... More


Are Instant Messages Speech?: The World of IM

NAOMI S. BARON

in Always On: Language in an Online and Mobile World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195313055
eISBN:
9780199871094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313055.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter explores how American college students craft their instant messaging (IM) conversations to determine whether IM is just informal speech written down, or more generally, whether ... More


Going Mobile: Cell Phones in Context

NAOMI S. BARON

in Always On: Language in an Online and Mobile World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195313055
eISBN:
9780199871094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313055.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter discusses mobile phones, also known as cell phones to highlight their portability, and their impact on language and social interaction. Mobile phones are used either to make voice calls ... More


Language Online: The Basics

NAOMI S. BARON

in Always On: Language in an Online and Mobile World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195313055
eISBN:
9780199871094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313055.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter provides an overview of what is meant by language in an online and mobile world, offering a chronological precis of the types of language media to emerge over the past thirty-five years, ... More


My Best Day: Managing “Buddies” and “Friends”

NAOMI S. BARON

in Always On: Language in an Online and Mobile World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195313055
eISBN:
9780199871094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313055.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter focuses on the way people present themselves to a select group of friends online based on data from two sources: a study of instant messaging (IM) away messages collected by college ... More


Teenage Communication in the Instant Messaging Era

Bonka S. Boneva, Amy Quinn, Robert Kraut, Sara Kiesler, and Irina Shklovski

in Computers, Phones, and the Internet: Domesticating Information Technology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195312805
eISBN:
9780199847730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195312805.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines how teenagers use Internet communication to deal with traditional concerns in adolescent life. It reviews a range of data to compare instant-messaging communication with ... More


Faculty–Student Communication: Beyond Face to Face

Monica Reis-Bergan, Suzanne C. Baker, Kevin J. Apple, and Tracy E. Zinn

in Best Practices for Technology-Enhanced Teaching and Learning: Connecting to Psychology and the Social Sciences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199733187
eISBN:
9780190255824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199733187.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter highlights three technologies—social networking sites, instant messaging, and virtual worlds—all of which provide opportunities for faculty and students to interact on topics relevant to ... More


When Friends Who Talk Together Stalk Together: Online Gossip as Metacommunication

Graham M. Jones, Bambi B. Schieffelin, and Rachel E. Smith

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/9780199795437.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Drawing on instant messaging (IM) conversations recorded between 2006 and 2009, this chapter analyzes American teenagers' normative assessments of peers' online practices. These assessments do not ... More


Email to Your Brain: Language in an Online and Mobile World

NAOMI S. BARON

in Always On: Language in an Online and Mobile World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195313055
eISBN:
9780199871094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313055.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book examines how language evolves, along with changes in the way we interact with other people, as communication technologies become increasingly domesticated. As domestication of communication ... More


Adjusting the Volume: Technology and Multitasking in Discourse Control

Naomi S. Baron

in Handbook of Mobile Communication Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113120
eISBN:
9780262276818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113120.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter focuses on understanding multitasking with information and communication technologies (ICTs) in respect to interpersonal communication management, and also presents ICTs’ contribution to ... More


The Next-Generation Technologies

Anindya Ghose

in Tap: Unlocking the Mobile Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036276
eISBN:
9780262340427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036276.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

This chapter discusses emerging technologies, including wearable technologies, artificial intelligence, instant messaging and apps, smart homes and connected cars, smart wallets, and virtual ... More


Gresham’s Ghost: Challenges to Written Culture

NAOMI S. BARON

in Always On: Language in an Online and Mobile World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195313055
eISBN:
9780199871094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313055.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the ways in which computer-mediated language and mobile phones are affecting users as individual and social beings. It considers the assumptions regarding reading and writing, ... More


The Postal Age: The Emergence of Modern Communications in Nineteenth-Century America

David M. Henkin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226327204
eISBN:
9780226327228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226327228.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Americans commonly recognize television, e-mail, and instant messaging as agents of pervasive cultural change. But many of us may not realize that what we now call snail mail was once just as ... More


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