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The mutual configuration of affordances and technological frames: Content creators in the Chilean influencer industry
Examining the case of the Chilean influencer industry, this paper argues for situating affordances within a wider context in which the features of platforms acquire meanings. Our analysis focuses on two dynamics. On the ...
The Web has been with us now for almost 25 years. An integral part of our social, cultural and political lives, ‘new media’ is simply not that new anymore. Despite the rapidly expanding archives of information at our ...
La investigación sobre tecnología de la comunicación en América Latina: un análisis crítico de la literatura (2005-2015)
Research on Communications Technology in Latin America: A Critical Analysis of the Literature (2005-2015)
A pesquisa sobre tecnologia da comunicação na América Latina: uma análise crítica da literatura (2005-2015)
Este artículo analiza una muestra de artículos sobre tecnología de la comunicación, publicados por revistas latinoamericanas. Seleccionamos las revistas más citadas en el campo de la comunicación de diferentes partes de ...
The rise of blogging: Articulation as a dynamic of technological stabilization
This article conceptualizes the emergence and stabilization of blogging as a process of articulation; that is, the establishment of a non-necessary link between a group of internet users, websites, metaphors, and practices ...
Playing Spotify’s game: artists’ approaches to playlisting in Latin America
This paper examines recent transformations in music industries associated with platformization by privileging the perspectives, experiences, and voices of artists. We draw on in-depth interviews with 41 musicians based in ...
Web technologies of the self: The arising of the "blogger" identity
Drawing on Michel Foucault's theories of subjectivity, this paper conceptualizes early blogging and online diary writing as “technologies of the self,” that is, procedures through which practitioners enacted certain ...
Visual communication in practice: A texto-material approach to WhatsApp in Mexico City
With more than 2 billion users, WhatsApp is one of the most important mobile technologies in the world. Accordingly, scholarly interest in WhatsApp has grown in recent years. However, studies have tended to separate ...
At the intersection of content and materiality: A texto-material perspective on agency in the use of media technologies
En la Intersección entre el Contenido y la Materialidad: Una Perspectiva Texto‐Material sobre el Uso de las Tecnologías de los Medios
콘텐츠와 물질화의 상호교차: 미디어 테크놀로지들에 사용에 대한 텍스트- 물질 관점의 연구
An der Schnittstelle zwischen Inhalt und Materialität: Ein texto‐stofflicher Blick auf die Nutzung von Medientechnologien
Nier les noœuds et la fragmentation liquide : développer les conversations sur la diffusion, les réseaux sociaux et la fragmentation
This article examines the scholarship on agency in the appropriation of information and communication technologies in communication and media research and science and technology studies. Work in these fields has been limited ...
Folk theories of algorithmic recommendations on Spotify: Enacting data assemblages in the global South
This paper examines folk theories of algorithmic recommendations on Spotify in order to make visible the cultural specificities of data assemblages in the global South. The study was conducted in Costa Rica and draws on ...
Establishing the Internet in Costa Rica: Co-optation and the closure of technological controversies
Research in science and technology studies has devoted significant attention to technological controversies and the mechanisms that actors employ to resolve them. This article contributes to this literature by developing ...