The Internet and new social media formation in China
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Zhang, Weiyu

The Internet and new social media formation in China

Abstract: There are billions of internet users in China, and this number is continually growing. This book looks at the various purposes of this internet use, and provides a study about how the entertainment-consuming users form into publics through the mediation of technologies in the era of network society. It questions how individuals, mediated by new information and communication technologies, come together to form new social categories. The book goes on to investigate how public(s) is formed in the era of network society, with particular focus on how fans become publics in a society that follows the logic of network. Using online surveys and in-depth interviews, this book provides a rich description of the process of constructing a new social formation in contemporary China.

Title and contributions: The Internet and new social media formation in China : fandom publics in the making / Weiyu Zhang.

Publication: Abingdon : Routledge 2016

Physical description: xv, 143 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

Series: Media, culture and social change in Asia ; 45

Publication date:2016

Language: eng (language of the text, soundtrack, etc..)



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  • Publication Date: 2016

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