Identity and Online Advocacy

#StopAsianHate: Facebook and Instagram aid in advocacy and the development of Asian identity

ConferencePaper_TerinaLitchfieldDownload Abstract: Social networking sites have evolved the way individuals can perform their identities and participate in online advocacy. This conference paper uses the #StopAsianHate movement, which was created after the rise in discriminatory actions against Asian individuals after the Covid-19 outbreak, to analyse how the affordances on Facebook and Instagram have facilitated the spread of community messages worldwide. Specifically, how these platforms Read more […]