Computer-Mediated Communication

@article{Walther1996ComputerMediatedC,
  title={Computer-Mediated Communication},
  author={Joseph B. Walther},
  journal={Communication Research},
  year={1996},
  volume={23},
  pages={3 - 43}
}
  • J. Walther
  • Published 1 February 1996
  • Psychology
  • Communication Research
While computer-mediated communication use and research are proliferating rapidly, findings offer contrasting images regarding the interpersonal character of this technology. Research trends over the history of these media are reviewed with observations across trends suggested so as to provide integrative principles with which to apply media to different circumstances. First, the notion that the media reduce personal influences—their impersonal effects—is reviewed. Newer theories and research… 
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