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Social Media Archeology and Poetics$
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Judy Malloy

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780262034654

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: May 2017

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.001.0001

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MOOs and Participatory Media

MOOs and Participatory Media

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(p.251) 16 MOOs and Participatory Media
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Social Media Archeology and Poetics
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Dene Grigar

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The MIT Press
DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0016

This essay revisits the online defense that took place in LinguaMOO in July 1995, tying it to theories and current practice of social media. In doing so, it situates MOOs in a historical, cultural context as an early form of participatory media related to social media environments prevalent today and establishes that popular social media platforms, such as Facebook and Twitter, are not new but, rather, are part of an evolution of technologies that foster the human impetus to connect with one another across any mode of communication.

Keywords:   Social Media - History, Social Media - Contemporary Practice, Social Media - Theory, Social Media - Contemporary Practice, Communications Technologies - Evolution, MOOs, LinguaMOO, Communication, Dissertation Defense - Online

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