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Wikipedia is a clear example of how the author and the audience are one and the same, since everyone who reads Wikipedia articles is also provided with the ability to edit and write them, as well as make comments and engage in discussion with other participants. Certain features of our widely used technologies are enabling us to have continuous access to information. Our cell/mobile phone is an Internet browser, and our computer is a telephone; we can send pictures and video clips instantaneously with the prospect of being viewed by millions, and we are easily able to listen to more voices than we’ve ever heard before.

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