Audience , structure and authority in the weblog community

  title={Audience , structure and authority in the weblog community},
  author={Cameron Marlow},
The weblog medium, while fundamentally an innovation in personal publishing has also come to engender a new form of social interaction on the web: a massively distributed but completely connected conversation covering every imaginable topic of interest. A byproduct of this ongoing communication is the set of hyperlinks made between weblogs in the exchange of dialog, a form of social acknowledgement on the part of authors. This paper seeks to understand the social implications of linking in the… CONTINUE READING
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