Call for Papers: Digital social media cultures: New languages and configurations for participation, dialogue and collectivity, Special issue of ICONO14. Deadline: 31 March 2022.
Special issue editors: María Amor Pérez-Rodríguez (Spain), Amanda Alencar (Netherlands), Daniela Jaramillo-Dent (Spain).
You are invited to participate in empirical research or theoretical interventions on the following topics:
- Languages and codes that characterize certain groups in social networks
- Languages and codes that characterize certain groups of creators on social networks
- Content creation strategies to generate collective visibility within social networks
- Communicative elements for connectivity, affinity and the expression of collective messages
- Mimesis and its role in the construction of trend content, activism and / or digital cultures
- Interactions: dialogue and debate powered by the use of connective and mimetic elements
- Typologies of connected content: activism, marginalized groups, extremist groups, teaching-learning, participatory cultures
Questions you are trying to answer:
- What types of languages, codes and communicative elements enhance the visibility of collective experiences?
- What characteristics do trending content have on various social networks?
- What characteristics does the content generated by certain groups on social networks have?
- What role do content characteristics have in the construction of identity and affinity within different digital cultures / activist groups / others?
- What types of content generate dialogue or debate on social networks?
- What functions does mimesis have within digital cultures and / or trend content?