Indigenous Communities, Online Diaspora and Social Media

Aboriginal Australian Communities seek to bolster their culture and identity through Facebook.

Peedoly_ConferencepaperDownload Abstract Aboriginal Australian have prominently adopted the Facebook platform which came out with new features to connect more users with their communities. This paper focuses on how Facebook functions as a defensive media mechanism against Aboriginal discrimination in Australia. It explores the shift of cultural practices from physical to online due to existing barriers, the tools that individuals in the Aboriginal communities are using to gain followers in Read more […]