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[WHAT’S HAPPENING?] I’M FEELING EMOTIONAL

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[What’s Happening?] I’m feeling emotionallooks to how animated GIFS, used as emotional aides in online conversation, might be changing the ways that we relate. While the reliance on GIFs as stand-ins for emotional expressions may be a way to build the social back into online communication and a reaffirmation of the role of emotion in society as an important and even critical requirement; the essay considers how the over representation of fictional characters, animals, and cultural stereotypes selected by algorithms may be shifting culture in ways we haven’t yet realized.
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Keywords: Communication; GIFS; Internet; Online; Visual Culture

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: June 1, 2019

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