Semiotics of on line communications


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Semiotics of on line communications

  1. 1. Semiotics of On-line Communications By Borislav Gueorguiev (NBU) 17 th Early-Fall School in Semiotics Sozopol, September, 2011, 3th – 11th
  2. 2. The Great Battle
  3. 3. Profiles of FB & G+ Users
  4. 4. IBM vs. Mac (cf. the analysis of Jean-Marie Floch)
  5. 6. How Do They Look?
  6. 9. Crystal, D. Language and the Internet, Cambridge UP, 2004
  7. 10. Media vs. Massmedia <ul><li>George Tsonev’s (Plovdiv University) idea, furthered by me. </li></ul><ul><li>One person to one person by tools – media; </li></ul><ul><li>One person to people/communities by tools – media; </li></ul><ul><li>Institution to people/communities/nation(s) by tools – massmedia. </li></ul>
  8. 11. Very Personal/Non-anonymous (media):
  9. 12. Non-Anonymous/Anonymous (media) <ul><li>Chat by writing </li></ul><ul><li>Chat by speaking </li></ul><ul><li>Video chat </li></ul><ul><li>Group chat </li></ul><ul><li>Options to call GSM or another type of phone </li></ul><ul><li>Skype 5.5. is integrated with the FB chat. </li></ul>
  10. 13. Semi-Official (media) <ul><li>Chat/Messages in the social networks. </li></ul><ul><li>Email (lately named as ‘conversation’ – because of the the exchange of email messages). </li></ul><ul><li>Official – documents with e-signature. </li></ul>
  11. 14. Anonymous in general (massmedia)
  12. 15. Anonymous in general (media) <ul><li>Websites for different kinds of dating, esp. for persons who seek sex (proto social networks). </li></ul>
  13. 16. Non-Anonymous <ul><li>Blogs & Personal Websites (media) </li></ul><ul><li>Websites of institutions (massmedia) </li></ul><ul><li>Social Networks (massmedia) </li></ul>
  14. 17. Roman Jakobson’s model of communication