“Let’s Make an App!” From User Generated Contents to User Generated ‘Containers’: An Extended Perspective

Ilaria Moschini, University of Florence

From Facebook’s service for developers to Apple’s new Messages framework in iOS 10 there seems to be a tendency towards the framing of apps as the new user generated contents that even lay users can create and share. The aim of the contribute is to reflect on this emerging trend both in terms of the cultural logic it foregrounds and the methodological approach to analyse it.

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