Images and visual content in general constitute a large part of online communication. This chapter attempts a first analysis of the role played by images within a microblogging platform suggesting three categories: self-portraits, user generated content, and screenshots.
|Translated title of the contribution||Chatting with images. How images are used in microblogging services.|
|Title of host publication||Gli effetti sociali del web. Forme della comunicazione e metodologie della ricerca online : Social effects of the Web. Forms of communication and research methods for online research.|
|Publication status||Published - 2015|