Unformatted text preview: Question I think we should all consider while watching this is about motives. Why are people posting so many videos on YouTube? Or sharing so much of their life online in places like ±acebook and MySpace? Can we link this to a breakdown in traditional communities or are digital media simply a new form of community? What about the discussion we have had concerning “culture/society” vs. “individual agency”? If you can now put something online for anyone with internet access to view does that not circumvent culture to a degree, or is an online presence still bound by its cultural context (language, background, referencing, etc.). I think this Flm opens up a lot of topics for debate and also shows new areas of research that anthropologists and other social scientists can pursue....
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2011 for the course ANTH 152 taught by Professor Cooper,n during the Spring '08 term at University of Hawaii, Manoa.
- Spring '08