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Why do Brits post selfies and Chileans post footies?

February 29th, 2016

Episode 858 of 1744 episodes

Why do we post selfies in England and footies (photos of their feet) in Chile? How quintessentially English are we when it comes to our social media activity? Global social media research project Why We Post explores such questions as these. We brought together Daniel Miller, professor of Anthropology at UCL and leader of the project, and Elisabetta Costa, Anthropologist at the British Institute at Ankara, to discuss how social media varies between countries. (Image: Footies in Chilean social media. Credit: UCL)

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