Cyberculture is an umbrella term for the emergent and evolving forms of engagement with the Internet, the World Wide Web, and the vast array of virtual environments, digital networks, devices, interfaces, formats, and software known as cyberspace. The concept of cyberculture defines all the social-communicational space that is created through computer-mediated communications. Cyberculture entails social, cultural, and technological phenomena that span across a range of disciplines, including—but not limited to—literary studies, philosophy, anthropology, sociology, communication, information, and computer sciences. This entry provides an introduction to cyberculture history and seminal concepts, contextualizing its intellectual path, while expanding it into contemporary perspectives.

History of the Concept

Since the evolving relations between computers, digital interfaces, and online networks entered the spheres of human expression and communication, various umbrella nomenclatures have

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