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Sources in Rhetoric and Communication in Virtual Worlds, defined as Interactive online social environments, including social media, discussion boards, blogs, 3D grids and multiplayer roleplay games.


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Martey, Rosa Mikeall, and Mia Consalvo. "Performing the Looking-Glass Self: Avatar Appearance and Group Identity in Second Life." Popular Communication 9 (2011): 165-180.

Walther, Joseph B., et al. (2011). The Effect of Feedback on Identity Shift in Computer-Mediated Communication. Media Psychology 14: 1-26.