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Computer-Mediated Communication: Impersonal, Interpersonal, and Hyperpersonal Interaction

Communication Research Volume 23, Number 1, ISSN 0093-6502


Reviews research trends over the history of computer-mediated communication media with observations suggested so as to provide integrative principles with which to apply media to different circumstances. Comments on newer theories that explain normative use of "interpersonal" uses of the media. Infers strategies for the intentional depersonalization of media use with implications for Group Decision Support Systems effects. (PA)


Walther, J.B. (1996). Computer-Mediated Communication: Impersonal, Interpersonal, and Hyperpersonal Interaction. Communication Research, 23(1), 3-43. Retrieved November 21, 2019 from .

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