Tag Archives: status cues

AR; about informational gift-giving in online communities

Why do people bother to provide information and advice to complete strangers – hiding behind screen names – in virtual communities? This is the basic problem of the latest JCMC article I’d like to write about. It’s quite an interesting … Continue reading

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AR; About social cues in online discussion

Continuing the series of reviews about JCMC articles, let’s look at something so far uncovered here: how various social markers – cues – influence online, computer-mediated communication (CMC). The article in question has been written by Tan, Swee, Lim, Detenber … Continue reading

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