Symbol and Intercourse: Visuality of Chinese Cyber Symbol and Intercourse of Cyber Public Space

Min LI


Based on the drawbacks of Medium Dependence and irrational characteristics of cyber symbol which severely impact on the freedom and equality of cyber intercourse and the nature and significance of communication, making it difficult to build a free and equal cyber public space, this thesis, taking examples of social website and IM, say personal QQ, blog, micro-blog, WeChat and other personal spaces, analyzes the relations between visuality of Chinese cyber symbol and construction of cyber public space. It aims at inspiring people to treat cyber intercourse at a dialectic attitude, exploring corresponding strategies and then building a more rational, humanized and artistic cyber public space.


Cyber symbol; Visuality; Cyber public space

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