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December 31, 2004

What is "Communication"?

In the New York times article on the internet and socializing, we're told that "57 percent of Internet use was devoted to communications like e-mail, instant messaging and chat rooms, and 43 percent for other activities including Web browsing, shopping and game playing."

And it made me think that a fairly arbitrary distinction is being made here in the use of the word "communication." If I post to my blog or Flickr, or view other people's posts or photos, am I not engaged in "communication"?

Posted by peterme at December 31, 2004 07:19 AM

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I think communication is everything that comes from someone and goes to someone else. This can be emotion, words, and just a glance.

Posted by: caleidoscopio at January 2, 2005 05:48 AM

Communication is a double-sided contact

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