Conceptualising the Ontology of Digital Consumption Objects

This paper draws from empirical data to identify three ontological characteristics which distinguish digital objects from the singular, stable, inert and spatiotemporally fixed material objects documented in prior research, highlighting their transience, fluidity and instability, and considering how and in whose interests these characteristics are assembled and might be re-assembled.


Rebecca Watkins (2015) ,"Conceptualising the Ontology of Digital Consumption Objects", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 43, eds. Kristin Diehl , Carolyn Yoon, and , Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 275-281.


Rebecca Watkins, Cardiff University, UK


NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 43 | 2015

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