Mitologie 2.0: Digital Platforms & umbrella terms


Abstract


In this paper, the use of the term "digital platform" is discussed in the context of Web 2.0. This attitude entails the risk of a conceptual misunderstanding incident to the so-called "umbrella terms", for example the term "wiki". This paper tries to deconstruct the net-neutrality myth through the analysis of the concept "digital platform", highlighting the ideological danger. Summary: 1. Words eating words 2. The web as a digital platform 3. Platforms and social media: a dictionary of Web 2.0

DOI Code: 10.1285/i22840753v1n1p109

Keywords: digital platform; web 2.0; umbrella terms; wiki

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