Social media and community building

Creating social realities through linguistic interaction

Authored by: Aleksandra Gnach

The Routledge Handbook of Language and Media

Print publication date:  August  2017
Online publication date:  August  2017

Print ISBN: 9781138014176
eBook ISBN: 9781315673134
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Social media has become an integral part of social life. Where access and availability, affordability, and media literacy exist, social media have a significant impact on people’s private lives as well as on public domains such as politics, education, media, or commerce. It is used to exchange information and to connect or interact with others, in private or professional contexts.

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