The Impact of Language Digital Activism

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Oct 27th at 3:15 PM until 3:45 PM


Internet Research Hub 


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or the past five years, Rising Voices has been facilitating and supporting networks of indigenous, minority, and endangered language digital activists contributing towards the building of a more linguistically diverse web. This rise in the amount of digital content, platforms, and presence of these languages on the internet is noticeable, but how can we better measure the impact that this digital activism is having within these communities? on the responsiveness by internet companies to facilitate a space for these smaller languages? on encouraging more online participation by other speakers of these languages? Let's have a conversation about how to approach some of these questions.

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