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Exploring Virtual Worlds : Conducting a Netnographic Research in Second Life

@inproceedings{Ferreira2015ExploringVW,
  title={Exploring Virtual Worlds : Conducting a Netnographic Research in Second Life},
  author={C{\'a}tia Ferreira},
  year={2015}
}
The development of the internet and growth of the number of users of this technology have shaped the beginning of the twenty-first century. Over the last decade, online games and social platforms have become very popular and have contributed to the emergence of new forms of communication. The augment of the number of internet users ‘inhabiting’ virtual worlds reinforces the need to understand the role played by these platforms within media practices, and for contemporary social interaction. It… Expand
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