The most anxiety-provoking Instagram photo is no photo at all
- July 10, 2014
- Mizuko “Mimi” Ito, anthropology and informatics professor and current John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Chair in Digital Media and Learning, is quoted in The Huffington Post July 10, 2014
From The Huffington Post:
Professor Mizuko Ito, a cultural anthropologist at the University of California, Irvine, said discomfort with social media silence has roots in our text messaging habits…. "What you're describing with Instagram is part of this social norm that has been emerging for some time now in tandem with the rise of mobile communication, where there is the expectation of connectivity and sharing," Ito wrote in an email. "If that norm is violated, it signals something unusual or amiss.
For the full story, please visit http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/08/instagram-silence_n_5567793.html.
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