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Още веднъж за асиметрията в асинхронната интернет комуникация
Asymmetry in asynchronous Internet communication

Author(s): Rusin Kotsev
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies, Theoretical Linguistics
Published by: Шуменски университет »Епископ Константин Преславски«
Keywords: Internet communication; language; web forum; technology; genre; language markers

Summary/Abstract: The following paper discusses the asymmetry in the descriptions of web forums as a genre of the Internet communication. It presents a classification based on contents, differentiates three types of web forums, and describes four “genre markers” and their impact on the language in different web forums.