Pictures, Parables, Paradoxes
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Emoticons vs. Reaction-Gifs Non-Verbal Communication on the Internet from the Aspects of Visuality, Verbality and Time
Emoticons vs. Reaction-Gifs
Non-Verbal Communication on the Internet from the Aspects of Visuality, Verbality and Time
The aim of this paper is to analyze a new form of non-verbal communication on the internet: reaction-gifs. After an overview of fundamental assumptions of linguistic research on digital communication, I am going to show different possibilities of expressing emotions on the internet and in the third step I will present the results of an empirical research on reaction-gifs.
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