International Journal of Language & Linguistics

ISSN 2374-8850 (Print), 2374-8869 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijll

English-Language Digital Discourse as Novice Linguocultural and Semiotic Phenomenon
Nataliia Lazebna, Ph.D.

Changes in taxonomies, onomastics, word groups classification, reterminologization, and other modern linguistic tendencies are related to blurred limits of technological mediation of human activities andthe existence between the virtual and real worlds. 24/7 mediation of human communication using gadgets, on the social media platforms, and using the Internet dominates. Changing focus from social media to basic blocks of digital code within the discourse and correlating these paradigms, it is possible to develop research methodology, which will consider each aspect of English-language digital discourse as one of the most wide-spread communicative spaces. Linguistic, social, and cultural features, as well as a technological aspect of the studied verbal and creative background of human activities, widen the horizon of interdisciplinary studies and integrate effective cooperation of the technorati and the literati.

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