Gaming in Social, Locative and Mobile Media

Gaming in Social, Locative and Mobile Media

4.11 - 1251 ratings - Source

The convergence of online social media, location-based services, mobile apps and games is transforming the way we communicate with each other and participate in media spaces. Gaming in Social, Locative and Mobile Media explores this complex dynamic of platforms and interfaces, reflecting on some of the social, personal and political dimensions of the 'playful turn' in contemporary culture. Drawing on ethnographic case studies across the Asia-Pacific region, Hjorth and Richardson consider how mobile social media are changing our experience of place, mobility, intimacy and sociality, both in the context of quotidian life and across geographic regions. Through the lens of everyday practices, and adapting a range of concepts and theoretical perspectives from media, communication and game studies, the authors think critically about how locative, mobile, social and 'playful' media are reshaping our experience of the world and ourselves as cultural beings.... sites, information, news, trends, rumours, rankings, statistics, discussions, lists, trades and other activities, resources, and developments to considera#39; (2012: 82). The kind of dedication involved in fantasy football fandom is also facilitated by the apps and customised mobile interfaces that ... Yet as Raynes-Goldie and Richardson (2013) have argued, Social Media, Facebook Games, and Fantasy Sport 123.

Title:Gaming in Social, Locative and Mobile Media
Author: Larissa Hjorth, Ingrid Richardson
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2014-05-30

You must register with us as either a Registered User before you can Download this Book. You'll be greeted by a simple sign-up page.

Once you have finished the sign-up process, you will be redirected to your download Book page.

How it works:
  • 1. Register a free 1 month Trial Account.
  • 2. Download as many books as you like (Personal use)
  • 3. Cancel the membership at any time if not satisfied.

Click button below to register and download Ebook
Privacy Policy | Contact | DMCA