At one level, it makes a lot of sense to discuss social media and the cultural and creative industries (CCIs) together. The creative industries policy discourse emerged in the late 1990s, just as the new breed of Internet companies were emerging whose platform innovations were no longer tied to information and communication technology (ICT) hardware production. The first Creative Industries Mapping Document (Department of Culture, Media and Sport, 1998) was published in the UK in 1998, the same year in which Larry Page and Sergey Brin established Google as an incorporated private company. The ...
Social Media and the Cultural and Creative Industries
Social media and the cultural and creative industries
Creative industries and social media: Close friends or distant relatives?