andIts Nationalist Discourse in Practice<br />
Research Dangers<br />“I have been warned for engaging in behavior that may be considered annoying or abusive.<br />Facebo...
Premise<br /> „All acts of ethnic expressions can be explained in terms of lived experience, habitual practices that pr...
Strong Power to Internalize<br />
The Statistics<br />
Reasons for Difference in the Usage of Facebook (besides Internet Accessability)<br />
“Average user spends more than 55 minutes per day on Facebook”<br />Hours spent each day world wide <br />
The Facebook Infrastructure<br />Main Feature: Creationof a Distinct Identity<br />Binary Opposition ofFriends/Non-friend<...
Excursus:Should Facebook have a Box forEthnicity/Race/Nation?<br />
My First Application<br />
Outcomes<br />
Selectionof Topic Relevant Activities<br />Postingnationalistsymbolsandlinkingthemtoyourfriends<br />Joining/attendinggro...
AssumedFunctions<br />Showingthefeelings<br />Sharing feelings<br />Beingsupported in thefeelingsbyfindingalikes<br />Chan...
 Habits and Rationality are indivisible <br />-> therefore Facebook has a great potential to form/create/frame an unders...
Different Waysto Express Your Identity<br />Example: Ireland Skin<br />
Applications<br />
How/Areyou???<br />Based on Stereotypes<br />Knowledgeaboutthe Country<br />Language<br />Sometimeseventoohardfor „withins...
„How/Are you?“-Apps<br />
„Turkish style“???<br />
Fascism? <br />
Subjectsto a Closer Look-Groups<br />
The Symbolism<br />
S Group Images<br />
-> Focus Groups Named „Best/Greatest Country…“ with Size > 80<br /><ul><li>- Most groups: Canada, England, Australia, Leb...
- Biggestgroupsincluded:</li></ul> Canada, Australiaand Egypt<br />	- Out of 30-40; 11 replied<br /> - Even thoughthep...
Who „leads“ the Nationalist Discourse?<br />
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Nationalism on facebook

Presentation hold in Dec. 2010
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Transcripts - Nationalism on facebook

  • 1. andIts Nationalist Discourse in Practice<br />
  • 2. Research Dangers<br />“I have been warned for engaging in behavior that may be considered annoying or abusive.<br />Facebook systems determined that you were repeatedly using the same fe...<br />Facebook systems determined that you were repeatedly using the same feature in a short period of time. Your activity caused your account to be flagged as potentially abusive.Once you close your warning, you must significantly slow down or stop this behavior. Further misuse of site features may result in a temporary block or your account being permanently disabled.” <br />
  • 3. Premise<br /> „All acts of ethnic expressions can be explained in terms of lived experience, habitual practices that produce codes and inscribe meanings onto the body and psyche of the individual“ (Spencer 2006:102; my emphasis).<br />
  • 4. Strong Power to Internalize<br />
  • 5. The Statistics<br />
  • 6. Reasons for Difference in the Usage of Facebook (besides Internet Accessability)<br />
  • 7. “Average user spends more than 55 minutes per day on Facebook”<br />Hours spent each day world wide <br />
  • 8. The Facebook Infrastructure<br />Main Feature: Creationof a Distinct Identity<br />Binary Opposition ofFriends/Non-friend<br />PossibilityofActiveParticipation<br />Connects World Wide<br />VisualizationofDifferencethrough Pictures?<br />Provides a widerangeofmeansto express identity , BUT atthe same time an instrumentofsocialcontrol.<br />
  • 9. Excursus:Should Facebook have a Box forEthnicity/Race/Nation?<br />
  • 10. My First Application<br />
  • 11. Outcomes<br />
  • 12. Selectionof Topic Relevant Activities<br />Postingnationalistsymbolsandlinkingthemtoyourfriends<br />Joining/attendinggroups (passive/active)<br />Invitingfriendstothe same groups<br />Posting links withnationalistcontent (forexamplehomepages)<br />Addingapplicationsinvolvingnationalistdiscourse<br />
  • 13. AssumedFunctions<br />Showingthefeelings<br />Sharing feelings<br />Beingsupported in thefeelingsbyfindingalikes<br />Channel tocompeteandtherebystrengthen?<br />Provingtobe a member<br />Advertisementofone‘scountry<br />Getinformation<br />
  • 14. Habits and Rationality are indivisible <br />-> therefore Facebook has a great potential to form/create/frame an understanding of one’s identity<br />
  • 15. Different Waysto Express Your Identity<br />Example: Ireland Skin<br />
  • 16. Applications<br />
  • 17. How/Areyou???<br />Based on Stereotypes<br />Knowledgeaboutthe Country<br />Language<br />Sometimeseventoohardfor „withinsocialized“<br />
  • 18. „How/Are you?“-Apps<br />
  • 19. „Turkish style“???<br />
  • 20. Fascism? <br />
  • 21. Subjectsto a Closer Look-Groups<br />
  • 22. The Symbolism<br />
  • 23. S Group Images<br />
  • 24. -> Focus Groups Named „Best/Greatest Country…“ with Size > 80<br /><ul><li>- Most groups: Canada, England, Australia, Lebanon
  • 25. - Biggestgroupsincluded:</li></ul> Canada, Australiaand Egypt<br /> - Out of 30-40; 11 replied<br /> - Even thoughthepercentageoffemalesislow, 3 ofthemweregirls<br />
  • 26. Who „leads“ the Nationalist Discourse?<br />
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  • 28. Conclusion<br />Facebook’s expressions of nationalist discourse resemble real life symbols and rhetoric to a great extent. It has an enormous potential for shaping the discourse given its permeation, especially concerning the younger generation. Even though strong signs of “exclusivism” can be found, it provides even greater chances to connect. <br />

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