About the article
Stefano Tardini (b. 1972) is a postdoctoral researcher at Università della Svizzera italiana 〈firstname.lastname@example.org〉. His research interests include eLearning, online communication, social networks, and virtual communities. His publications include Pensare e comunicare (with N. Di Blas et al. 2008); “From paradigmatic to syntagmatic communities: a socio-semiotic approach to the evolution pattern of online travel communities” (with L. Cantoni et al. 2009); and “Health virtual communities: Is the self lost in the Net?” (with L. Camerini & N. Diviani 2010).
Asta Adukaite (b. 1985) is a PhD candidate at Università della Svizzera italiana 〈email@example.com〉. Her research interests include information and communication technologies in tourism and learning contexts.
Lorenzo Cantoni (b. 1967) is a professor at Università della Svizzera italiana 〈firstname.lastname@example.org〉. His research interests lie where communication, new media and education overlap. His publications include Comunicazione. Teoria e pratiche (with N. Di Blas 2006); Internet (with S. Tardini 2006); “Towards online content classification in understanding tourism destinations' information competition and reputation” (with A. Inversini 2011); and “The online reputation construct: Does it matter for the tourism domain? A literature review on Destinations' online reputation” (with E. Marchiori 2012).
Published Online: 2014-10-01
Published in Print: 2014-10-01