‘Ask Me Anything’: How a Weird Internet Thing Became a New Form of Media

Interesting article about “Ask Me Anything” in MIT Tech Review  “Perhaps the most fascinating part of the popularity of the AMA is that it did not really exist before the modern (post-2000) Internet. Most social media forms find their roots in stuff people have long been doing. Word-of-mouth information sharing was the rule long before the industrialization of news production in the 19th and 20th centuries.”

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