The description of discursive markers system providing the conceptual sphere of English net-communication based upon the materials of one of the most popular social networks FACEBOOK, is offered in the article. Alongside the key concepts of the communicative field under consideration some optional vectors within which the conceptual organization of English social nets is systemically actualized are considered. This approach contributes to the creation of the FACEBOOK holistic picture in terms of modern discourse analysis. The present paper is aimed at revealing the conceptual hierarchy characteristic of the English social net communication during the period dating from the end of the twentieth century till the start of the twenty-first century; that, in its turn, might put in order the social interaction among FACEBOOK users on the one hand, and contribute to the adequate interpretation of the interdiscourse analysis mechanism based on the language of international dialogue on the other hand.
Kharkovskaya A.A., Krivchenko I.B. (2017). Conceptual organization of social network discourse (based on Facebook social network). Issues of Applied Linguistics, 27, 61-77. doi: https://doi.org/10.25076/vpl.27.05