Actor-Network Theory is a theoretical and methodological approach that sees all social phenomena as the product of network interactions. It is unique in that it recognizes both objects and technologies as network nodes equal with human actants.
When one hearsyoghurt, they’ll most likely think of Greek yoghurt. However, yoghurt is not originally Greek. More countries, like Turkey and Bulgaria are branding and claiming it as part of their own cultural heritage and history.
Offline linguistic landscapes hide a lot that only becomes overt when one traces these landscapes to their online extensions. It is by this move that we begin to get a grasp of the real complexity of "local" phenomena in a superdiverse world.
In this column Ana Deumert reflects on the return of the cultures wars at universities and in popular culture. She suggests that the culture wars were not just a phenomenon of the 1980s and 1990s, but that they are continuing.
According to Dr. Mingyi Hou social media celebrities are 'gendered'. For instance, female social media celebrities in China conceal social constraints, while male social media celebrities try to reveal social constraints.
Digital technologies are so omnipresent around the world that the study of digital culture potentially encompasses all aspects of everyday life, and is not limited to the internet or modern communication technologies.