The Power and Politics of Discursive Networks
Edited By Nathan Rambukkana
Hashtags are deictic, indexical – yet what they point to is themselves, their own dual role in ongoing discourse. Focusing on hashtags used for topics from Ferguson, Missouri, to Australian politics, from online quilting communities to labour protests, from feminist outrage to drag pop culture, this collection follows hashtag publics as they trend beyond Twitter into other spaces of social networking such as Facebook, Instagram, and Tumblr as well as other media spaces such as television, print, and graffiti.
Chapter Sixteen: #BlackTwitter: Making Waves as a Social Media Subculture
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#BlackTwitter: Making Waves as a Social Media Subculture
NIA I. CANTEY AND CARA ROBINSON
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