Academic Papers of Curtis M. Kularski

Establishing a Common Identity in New Niche gTLDs


Media Technologies: Form, Feeling, Force COMM 6000
Master of Arts in Sociology Spring 2016

Abstract

             The new gTLDs open up many possibilities for Internet users and content producers. The preliminary research conducted in this paper provides only a small sample of the variation in uses that have been undertaken by Internet users. Community and identity are not easily defined and looking for markers of the existence, especially between many entities presents a challenge.

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