Once Upon a Time on Twitter: Storytelling and Narrative Elements on a Social Media Platform
Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
In this thesis the structure and usage of narrative within a social media platform isexplored, with Twitter as the chosen social media network. Narrative and storytellingwithin a social media sphere such as Twitter primarily focuses on bringing a certaincharacterization and voice to a user account with story and narrative generally coming insecond place. By studying and comparing real-life cases of storytelling on twitter I havecome to the conclusion that a narrative structure that combines a good character with awell-executed characterization is the ideal way of using Twitter as a platform forstorytelling.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2013. , 20 p.
Informatik Student Paper Master (INFSPM), 2013.14
Storytelling, narrative, social media, twitter
Information Systems, Social aspects
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-83130OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-83130DiVA: diva2:665094
Master's Programme in Cross Media Interaction Design