Language and Mass Media: TWITTER

 

In order to understand the structural and stylistic conventions of tweets and the reasons why people tweet

  1. What are the defining characteristics of a tweet?
  2. How did you know that your tweet belonged to this biography? Which linguistic clues did you find?
  3. How do these people use Twitter to be influential?
  4. Angela Merkel is on Time’s 100. Why doesn’t she tweet? Why do people tweet?

 

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