On Stickers and Communicative Fluidity in Social Media

  title={On Stickers and Communicative Fluidity in Social Media},
  author={Sun Sun Lim},
  journal={Social Media + Society},
  • S. S. Lim
  • Published 1 April 2015
  • Computer Science
  • Social Media + Society
Social media platforms provide the key affordance of “communicative fluidity”, where communication can be more seamless because of the multiple channels users can tap to express themselves. Besides just text therefore, users can communicate via photographs, videos, emoji, and stickers, on top of voice and video calls. The visual richness of social media enables users to make explicit feelings that cannot be articulated in words, while graphical representations such as stickers can lend messages… 

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