Assuming identities online: Experimental chatlogs



These chatlogs were collected from Undergraduate and Postgraduate research participants, engaging in Instant Messaging under experimental conditions. The participants were selected via convenience sampling. The postgraduate group were following an MA in Forensic Linguistics, while the Undergraduate group was comprised of first and second years studying either BSc English Language Single Honours, or studying English Language as part of a Joint Honours programme.

Funding: Economic and Social Research Council (ES/L003279/1)
Date made available17 Feb 2016
Date of data production6 Oct 2014 - 2 Feb 2015
Geographical coverageAston University

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