"Aye, have a dream #IndyRef": Use of instagram during the scottish referendum

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Abstract

In this paper we investigate the use of Instagram by citizens engaged with the Scottish Independence Referendum 2014. Using qualitative analysis, we explore the themes that were evident in the images that Instagram users posted in the run up to the vote and highlight the importance of future work in understanding the use of imagery in social media during political campaigns.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBritish HCI 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 British HCI Conference 2015
PublisherACM
Pages267-268
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781450336437
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 13 Jul 2015
Externally publishedYes
EventBritish HCI Conference, British HCI 2015 - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Duration: 13 Jul 201517 Jul 2015

Conference

ConferenceBritish HCI Conference, British HCI 2015
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityLincoln, Lincolnshire
Period13/07/1517/07/15

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