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Facebook live-streaming, drones and swag selfies: youth culture and visual social media in #ZambiaDecides

Willems, Wendy (2016) Facebook live-streaming, drones and swag selfies: youth culture and visual social media in #ZambiaDecides. Africa at LSE Blog (31 Aug 2016). Website.

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Abstract

Digital technology is transforming the way in which elections are held globally, including on the African continent. With young voters comprising a substantial part of the electorate, political campaigning is increasingly shifting online. As LSE’s Wendy Willems argues in the second article of a series about the role of digital technology and social media in Zambia’s recent elections, political parties tapped into digital youth culture in a number of interesting ways.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/africaatlse/
Additional Information: © 2016 The Author; Online
Divisions: Media and Communications
IGA: Firoz Lalji Centre for Africa
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Research centres and groups > Firoz Lalji Centre for Africa
Collections > Africa at LSE
Date Deposited: 08 Sep 2016 09:52
Last Modified: 28 Nov 2019 00:37
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/67629

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