Research Anthology on Fandoms, Online Social Communities, and Pop Culture
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Research Anthology on Fandoms, Online Social Communities, and Pop Culture

Release Date: January, 2022|Copyright: © 2022 |Pages: 444
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-6684-4515-0
ISBN13: 9781668445150|ISBN10: 1668445158|EISBN13: 9781668445167
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Description & Coverage
Description:

The internet has grown to become one of the largest communication hubs in history. With its ability to share content and create community bonds, it has seen many fandoms and online social communities develop within the past decades. While there are some detriments to these communities, there are also many benefits and potential uses for the betterment of society.

The Research Anthology on Fandoms, Online Social Communities, and Pop Culture explores the ways in which the internet has presented itself as a platform for communities to gather. This essential reference source discusses the engagement of these communities, social media use, and the uses of these communities for education. Covering topics such as digital communities, transmedia language learning, and digital humanities, this book is a vital tool for educators of K-12 and higher education, digital folklorists, sociologists, communications researchers, online administrators, community leaders, and academicians.

Coverage:

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Digital Communication
  • Digital Communities
  • Digital Humanities
  • Fandoms
  • Gaming Communities
  • Internet Folklore
  • Media
  • Online Social Communities
  • Popular Culture
  • Transmedia Language Learning
  • Virtual Reality
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