At the same time, I'mAt the same time, I'm wondering how blurred the line between avatar representations, fandom, and 'real selves' are; I went by my online identity names for years at conventions, as that was how many people would recognize me instead, by the ...
You're welcome! Yes,You're welcome! Yes, conversations like that- taking place among the supposed "digital native" generations- are why I wrote this particular piece; if we consider Facebook or Twitter or Vine to be "less real", then of course it ...
Absence?Fans feel the need to vocalize their recognition of multiple fandoms and practices, rather than build a focused body of knowledge and information, and have created a new elitism that insists it despises the elitism of earlier generations. I find it also i ...