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participatory culture

participatory culture  

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Media studies
Activities which transform the experience of media consumption into the production of new texts, blurring the boundary between producers and consumers (Jenkins). Before the era of Web 2.0 this was ...
social media

social media  

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Media studies
A broad category or genre of communications media which occasion or enable social interaction among groups of people, whether they are known to each other or strangers, localized in the same place or ...
personalization

personalization  

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Media studies
1. Functionality in media, especially websites, computers, and mobile phones, that allows users to specify their own display and content preferences: see also user-generated content; Web 2.0.2. A ...
connectedness

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A Dictionary of Social Media

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Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Media studies
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34 words

...connectedness 1. A Web 2.0 concept of online social networks as empowering global participation; by 2010 subordinated to the commercial concept of connectivity . 2. Offline human sociality, as distinguished from automated...

connectedness

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A Dictionary of Media and Communication (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Media studies
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38 words

...1. A Web 2.0 concept of online social networks as empowering global participation; by 2010 subordinated to the commercial concept of connectivity . 2. Offline human sociality , as distinguished from automated connectivity. ...

personalization

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A Dictionary of Media and Communication (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Media studies
Length:
103 words

...1. Functionality in media, especially websites, computers, and mobile phones , which allows users to specify their own display and content preferences: see also demassification ; participatory culture ; user-generated content ; Web 2.0 ; compare bricolage . 2. Any adaptation of a tool by an individual user (as in the customization of mobile devices or computers by their owners). 3. The automatic tailoring of online search results, recommendations, and advertisements to match the predicted preferences of individual users...

information flow

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A Dictionary of Media and Communication (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Media studies
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111 words

...flow 1. The movement, control, and direction of data or messages within networked systems. Web 2.0 has been associated with a shift in the flow of information in society from a top-down flow dominated by mainstream media towards increasing peer-to-peer interaction . See also access ; communication network ; complementary relationships ; contagion ; cybernetics ; dependency theory ; diffusion ; directional relations ; disclosure ; disintermediation ; downward communication ; gatekeeping ; information gap ; ...

participatory culture

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A Dictionary of Media and Communication (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Media studies
Length:
161 words

... producers and consumers (Jenkins); see also convergence culture ; produser ; prosumer ; prosumption . Before the era of Web 2.0 this was particularly associated with a global network of fans of popular culture (e.g. for TV shows such as Star Trek ), but it has subsequently also become associated with internet technologies such as YouTube which enable users to appropriate and refashion media content . See also active audience theory ; audience participation ; bricolage ; democratization of content ; fandom ; fan fiction ; mashup ;...

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