In the end, it turns out that like a fish in water, I've been swimming in the dialogical environment of social media without seeing it myself. When I go back and look at my own experiences, and my longing for lost spaces online, I find clear indications in my own experience that online dialogue is real, possible and desirable. Further, this suggests that being possible, there should be ways to increase the likelihood of dialogue emerging and generally enhancing social media as dialogical information space.

Further research is clearly indicated, and I'll get right on that once I check my e-mail and twitter some friends that I finished writing this ...

Posted by John Bell on March 8, 2009
Tags: Crazy Together

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