Digital genealogies: Understanding social mobile media line in the role of Japanese families

Ohashi, K, Kato, F and Hjorth, L 2017, 'Digital genealogies: Understanding social mobile media line in the role of Japanese families', Social Media and Society, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 1-12.


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Title Digital genealogies: Understanding social mobile media line in the role of Japanese families
Author(s) Ohashi, K
Kato, F
Hjorth, L
Year 2017
Journal name Social Media and Society
Volume number 3
Issue number 2
Start page 1
End page 12
Total pages 12
Publisher SAGE Publications Ltd
Abstract This article explores the emergence of the dominant mobile social media platform in Japan, LINE. In particular, the article focuses upon its usage to maintain familial ties, especially between matriarchal connections. Drawing upon ethnographic work with 12 families over 3 years, this article seeks to provide a detailed and nuanced sense of how social mobile media is deployed intergenerationally.
Subject Communication and Media Studies not elsewhere classified
Keyword(s) Families
Japan
Mobile media
Social media
DOI - identifier 10.1177/2056305117703815
Copyright notice © The Author(s) 2017.
ISSN 2056-3051
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