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Participatory culture, community, and play : learning from reddit

Author: Adrienne Lynne Massanari
Publisher: New York : Peter Lang, [2015]
Series: Digital formations, v, 75.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What does online community look like in the age of social networking? How do participatory culture platforms reflect both their designer's intentions and the desires of their users? This book discusses how culture is created and challenged on Reddit.com, the self-proclaimed "front page of the internet." Reddit enables the sharing of original and reposted content from around the web, and provides a platform for  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adrienne Lynne Massanari
ISBN: 9781433126789 1433126788 9781433126772 143312677X 145391501X 9781453915011
OCLC Number: 895500966
Description: vi, 215 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Defining Reddit --
3. Cynicism, altruism, and hating everything --
4. Reliving the past [REPOST] --
5. Playing seriously --
6. Open platforms, closed discourse --
7. Conclusion.
Series Title: Digital formations, v, 75.
Responsibility: Adrienne L. Massanari.

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In this incisive and timely work, Adrienne L. Massanari discusses how culture is created and challenged on Reddit.com, the self-proclaimed "front page of the internet". Massanari's ethnographic work  Read more...

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"Adrienne L. Massanari has written the definitive primer on Reddit, in all its contradiction and complexity. This accessible book provides an invaluable contribution to the ongoing debate over 'Web Read more...

 
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