Most people modify their ways of speaking, writing, texting, and e-mailing, and so on, according to the people with whom they are communicating. This fascinating book asks why we 'accommodate' to others in this way, and explores the various social consequences arising from it.
Sprache und Kommunikation im Internet [Language and Communication in the Internet]
The central theme of the volume is the language use, communicative behavioral patterns, and media-specific developments in the central areas of language and communication in the Internet. In addition to descriptions, the volume also provides a prospective view into the further development of language and communication in the Internet and is comprehensively supported by the link www.mediensprache.net.