Information Communication Technologies
Where computer-mediated communication focused on the styles of online communication, ICTs alluded to the machines themselves (computers, PDAs, mobile phones) rather than the information they conveyed. According to Professor of Linguistic and Author, Naomi S. Baron, an umbrella term was need for the language transmitted via the gamut of ICTs. She and several colleagues now speak of electronically-mediated communication (EMC).
NetLingo Classification: Online Jargon
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