I was at the Cultural Studies Association of Australasia (CSAA) annual conference last week, which gathered around the hashtag #CSAA14 on Twitter. Aside from a huge variety of engaging, challenging and provocative speakers, the social media conversation was also fascinating. I particularly enjoyed an exchange with @wisebeck about the equivalence of furbies with gremlins:
Here’s how the activity played out on Twitter:
The graph shows a total of 841 tweets, by 59 users, the most prolific of which are shown below.
Aside from #csaa14, popular co-present hashtags were:
- a longer version of the conference tag #csaa2014 (45)
- panel tags: #exposure4 (15), #activism5 (8), #data (6), #flesh6 (6), #flesh4 (5), #flesh2 (5)
- tags relating to a keynote by Katina Michael #uberveillance (5), #nest (5)