Cyberspaces and Persian language: Non-Standard Linguistics Patterns in Telegram Social Network

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Linguistics Department, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

2 Linguistics Department


Language, on the one hand, is the means of communication between people of the community, the central and advanced point of the human communication system, and on the other hand, it is the means of expressing our thoughts and feelings. Persian language with ancient history, culture and civilization has a long and inextricable link. One of the tasks and special uses of computers and smartphones is the creation of spaces and facilities such as SMS services, launching and creating communities and interactive groups through cyber and virtual spaces that link people and groups It allows different linguistic and cultural communities. Sometimes the Persian language used in these spaces has some basic disadvantages. In this research, two newsgroups (115 and 98 members) were selected from the telegram communication network and their sentences were examined based on the standard patterns in three areas: technical, linguistic and rhetorical. The number of examined sentences was 753, which according to the conducted studies; the most non-standard applications were in the field of linguistic, technical and rhetorical, respectively. The first step in correcting communication errors in cyberspace is to inform the users of the type of errors, and later, these language abnormalities should be replaced if possible and benchmarking models.