Day in day out, we as scholars use academic guidelines like the APA referencing style. This form of standardization is broadly accepted by the academic world. But did you ever think about the system of standardization itself?
Emoji are becoming an increasingly important part of people's repertoires for online text-based meaning making. From their history towards the possibility of a language policy, this article diggs into the characters that are so frequently used.
This article utilizes Blommaert's concept of the supervernacular to analyze the communicative conventions of "Twitter threads" , and how they are mutually constructed by users and the restrictions of the platform.