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Published: 18 March 2010

304 Pages | 8 black and white halftones


ISBN: 9780199735440

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Language in an Online and Mobile World

Naomi Baron

  • The first book to survey the field of electronically-mediated communication, position these technologies with respect to earlier language practices, and then evaluate the personal, cognitive, social, and linguistic consequences of contemporary language technologies
  • Analyzes of instant messaging conversations, multitasking, away messages, Facebook, and mobile phone usage by American college students draw upon original research by the author and her colleagues