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International Journal of Interactive Communication Systems and Technologies (IJICST) Volume 5, Issue 1

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The International Journal of Interactive Communication Systems and Technologies (IJICST) focuses on a broad spectrum of existing and emerging Internet-based social interaction technologies, including their applications, functions, and services. This interdisciplinary journal brings together global experts from the areas of communication science, human-computer interaction, information systems, computer science, knowledge management, business, economics, media studies, public relations, advertising, marketing, education, law, psychology, anthropology, and social work. IJICST embraces an array of theoretical and investigative approaches ranging from empirical, interpretive, historical, philosophical, critical, as well as other research perspectives and utilizes both qualitative and quantitative methodologies. In addition, this journal offers a major contribution to the existing body of knowledge on the uses and applications of current and emerging social interaction technologies. IJICST seeks original contributions reflecting a broad spectrum of existing and emerging Internet-based social interaction technologies, including their applications, functions, and conceptualizations. The journal embraces an array of theoretical and investigative approaches ranging from empirical, interpretive, historical, discursive, critical, as well as other research perspectives and utilizes both qualitative and quantitative methodologies.

This issue contains the following articles:

  • A Culture of Survivors: SlutWalk, Third Culture, and New Media Communication
  • Black Nerds, Asian Activists, and Caucasian Dogs: Online Race-based Cultural Group Identities within Facebook Groups
  • Tell China's Story Well?: Cultural Framing and Online Contestation
  • Remaking Ancient Virtues for the Virtual World: A Case Study of the “Voice of Longquan”
  • Self-Disclosure Patterns among Chinese Users in SNS and Face-to-Face Communication