Monthly Archives: March 2012

Online Relationships

Online Dating Magazine claims that there are more than 280,000 marriages a year as a direct result of people meeting an online dating service http://www.onlinedatingmagazine.com/onlinedatingstatistics.html and although they don’t appear to qualify this in terms of the geographic extent of … Continue reading

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Communities: Online and Offline

Communities were considered for many years as being defined either by national, ethnic, religious or some other fairly clearly delineated identity, a specific geographic location, or sometimes a combination of both. Therefore, we had, for example, the Irish Traveller community, … Continue reading

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Fan Culture, Convergence Culture and Remixing.

Although we have looked at fan culture in class largely as a phenomenon that has found probably its most widespread expression through the internet, fan culture was around long before its online manifestation and might even be something that is … Continue reading

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