Revista Digital Universitaria
Revista Digital Universitaria ISSN: 1607 - 6079 | Publicación mensual | 1 de Marzo de 2017 vol.18, No.3


“Written conversations”: new communication abilities in the digital era

Jackeline Bucio García

This article reflects on the importance of identifying new communicative opportunities generated by technological mediation and the growing interaction with mobile devices. Specifically, it addresses the hybrid nature (oral / written) observed in conversations via text messages (we will refer to it as “text-based conversation”), their potential impact on daily communication, as well as their importance for the educational field.

Keywords: cyber-pragmatics, net speak, CMC, Text-based computer-mediated communication, texting.