The Future of the Meme: #Iranelection, Activism, Social Media. A look at the contexts for the first long-trending global hashtag #iranelection reveals the contours of an emerging ecology of social protest in 2009. This talk offers a prehistory, of sorts, to today's uses of hashtags and trending topics, of selfies and avatar activism, of citizen ...
Institute for Advanced Study
University of Minnesota, Institute for Advanced Study.