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Internet and Cyberculture

As the new technologies associated with personal computers have proliferated over the last few decades, along with the emergence of a communications infrastructure designed to allow these computers to support a global network of information and cultural exchange, the resulting Internet has evolved to become an important commercial and noncommercial aspect of everyday life all over the world. “Cyberculture” has become a sort of catchall used to characterize the wide diversity of online Internet experiences available, in both their popular and fringe aspects, and it represents a blossoming transdisciplinary academic field of study that is attempting to chart the Internet's history, theorize the rich array of individual and social meanings that the network affords, and imagine the future developments that may occur as Internet technology ...

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