Communities and Social Media

Turning TV On(line): The formation of the ‘virtual loungeroom’ by reality television audience on Twitter as a third place.

Turning TV On(line) By Joseph-DobsonDownload Abstract This paper will argue that the relationship between reality television audiences during program broadcast and the collaborative community they form on Twitter creates a third place. The formation of the ‘virtual loungeroom’ allows community members to engage with the program, communicate with one another, and view content in real-time with community members, regardless of physical location. This paper will examine the formation Read more […]