Who Manages Orthography in Facebook? The Bulgarian Case Cover Image

Кой управлява правописната норма във Фейсбук? Българският случай
Who Manages Orthography in Facebook? The Bulgarian Case

Author(s): Sofiya Mitsova
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies, Semiotics / Semiology, Library and Information Science, Cataloguing, Classification, Theoretical Linguistics, Lexis
Published by: Великотърновски университет „Св. св. Кирил и Методий”
Keywords: Language Management Theory; Computer mediated communication; social media; Facebook; linguistic correction; grammatical deviation.

Summary/Abstract: The article presents a survey over the behavior of some Bulgarian Facebook users, who participate in groups which are oriented toward the problems of Bulgarian grammatical and orthographical norm. The analysis of the communicative models shows that the four phases of Language management can be defined – noting and registration of deviations from the language norm; an evaluation of the deviations; the desight of adjustments to these deviations and the real process of the adjustments.

  • Issue Year: 26/2017
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 210-215
  • Page Count: 6
  • Language: Bulgarian