Online and Internet Humor

Authored by: Eric Weitz

The Routledge Handbook of Language and Humor

Print publication date:  February  2017
Online publication date:  February  2017

Print ISBN: 9781138843066
eBook ISBN: 9781315731162
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The sweeping advancement of digitally driven life over the past generation has given way to new kinds of spaces for individual engagement, commercial activity and social interaction. Even before the rush to social media at the beginning of the century, Slevin (2000) was anticipating the potential for new, complex experiential groundings brought about by online life:

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