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Because Internet

Understanding the New Rules of Language

Because Internet( )
Author: McCulloch, Gretchen
ISBN:978-0-7352-1093-6
Publication Date:Jul 2019
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Riverhead Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $26.00
Book Description:

The internet isn't the first technology to alter how we communicate, but it is making our language change faster and in more interesting ways than ever before. The programmers behind the apps and platforms we use decide how our conversations are structured, from the grammar of status updates to the protocols of comments and @replies. Linguistically inventive niche online communities spread slang and jargon exponentially faster than in the days when new dialects were constrained by...
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Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / Sociolinguistics
Computers / Social Aspects
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.3 x 9.3 x 1.1 Inches
Book Weight:1.157 Pounds



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