Dr. Wanphet teaches at the Dept of Language Studies, KMUTT, Thailand. His academic interests cover pragmatics, conversation analysis, and online discourse.

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Examining Relevance Theory in One Hundred Minutes of Twitter Discourse during the 2011 Egyptian Revolution

Topic relevance is a tacit knowledge on which Twitterers rely when giving contributions to a communicative event. Off-topic messages were perceived and differently handled by involved participants.

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Published online: December 30, 2014