Special Issue: Social media and the visual

@article{Adami2016SpecialIS,
  title={Special Issue: Social media and the visual},
  author={Elisabetta Adami and Carey Jewitt},
  journal={Visual Communication},
  year={2016},
  volume={15},
  pages={263 - 270}
}
Social media are a significant part of contemporary communication. It is estimated that, by the end of 2016, over 2 billion people worldwide will be using social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter, to communicate, interact, and undertake a range of formal and informal activities and practices (Mccarthy et al., 2014). It is therefore vital that we understand social media platforms and their usage. With a shared interest in the social significance of visual communication in social media… 

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