WeChat as a digital bridge for the Chinese residents in Italy? A study of the use of social media during the first wave of COVID-19

Lala Hu, G. Negro

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Abstract

In this chapter, we analyze how WeChat was used as acommunication platform by Chinese nationals from the People’s Republic of China living in Italy (hereafter referred to as the “Chinese community”) during the emergency. We also focus on the way it functioned as a vehicle to strengthen connections with Italian users and institutions.
Lingua originaleEnglish
Titolo della pubblicazione ospiteWeChat and the Chinese Diaspora. Digital Transnationalism in the Era of China's Rise
EditorW. Sun, H. Yu
Pagine79-94
Numero di pagine16
DOI
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2022

Keywords

  • China
  • social media

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