"Information and communication technologies based on the Internet have enabled the emergence of new sorts of communities and communicative practices [...]. The general conclusion is that the technologies comprising the Internet, and all the text and media that exist within it, are in themselves cultural products."
Peterson L., Wilson M. S. 2002. " The Anthropology of Online Communities" Annual Review of Anthropology (31): 449-467. DOI: 10.1146/annurev.anthro.31.040402.085436