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Digital Anthropology: The ‘Hug Box’ Mentality in Collective Cyberactivism on Instagram

Studies have documented a pervasive hug box mentality involved in cyberactivism. Despite having access to vast networks of information, users continually seek similarities on social media. In this digital hug box, they tend to consume and redistribute content that reinforces … Continue reading Digital Anthropology: The ‘Hug Box’ Mentality in Collective Cyberactivism on Instagram

Priceless reaction from tribal children discovering the online world through a tablet screen

Anthropology: Modern Technology and Its Impact on Culture and Society

Technology influences society through its products and processes, which consequently influences the quality of life and the ways people act and interact. On the other hand, social needs, attitudes, and values also influence the direction of technological development. For societies … Continue reading Anthropology: Modern Technology and Its Impact on Culture and Society

Mapuche women partaking in a traditional ceremony

The Prolonged Struggle for Indigenous Groups in Argentina

Societal Challenges for Argentina’s Indigenous People Every couple hundred people in Argentina comprise at least one indigenous person, whether they hail from the forests of Misiones, the lowlands of the Pampas, or the deserts of Patagonia. Putting cultural and geographical … Continue reading The Prolonged Struggle for Indigenous Groups in Argentina