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COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF COMPRESSION IN THE ENGLISH TWITTER AND THE RUSSIAN TWITTER DISCOURSE

Olga Koltsova
Institute of the social technologies Arts and communication (Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University)

Abstract
The article overviews the issues of computer-mediated communication and comparatively investigates the compression in the discourse of Russian Twitter and English Twitter. The conclusion is that the Russian Twitter has a higher level of textual compression than the English Twitter.

Keywords: comparative analysis, compression, computer-mediated communication, discourse, Twitter


Category: 10.00.00 Philology

Article reference:
Comparative analysis of compression in the English Twitter and the Russian Twitter discourse // Modern scientific researches and innovations. 2013. № 6 [Electronic journal]. URL: http://web.snauka.ru/en/issues/2013/06/25034

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