This issue discusses the mobility of people, data and devices from the perspective of digital mobile practices. As the authors of various empirical case studies show, these need to be studied both situationally, and on the move.



Ramella, Anna Lisa; Lehmuskallio, Asko; Thielmann, Tristan; Abend, Pablo

Introduction: Mobile Digital Practices. Situating People, Things, and Data

S. 5-18


I. Field Research and Case Studies

Hobbis, Geoffrey

The MicroSDs of Solomon Islands: An Offline Remittance Economy of Digital Multi-Media

S. 21-39

Ganzert, Anne; Gielnik, Theresa; Hauser, Philip; Ihls, Julia; Otto, Isabell

In the Footsteps of Smartphone-Users: Traces of a Deferred Community in INGRESS and POKÉMON GO

S. 41-57

Anderson, Donald N.

Digital Mediation, Soft Cabs, and Spatial Labour

S. 59-75

Coates, Jamie

So ‘Hot’ Right Now: Reflections on Virality and Sociality from Transnational Digital China

S. 77-97

Collins, Samuel Gerald

Twitter in Place: Examining Seoul’s Gwanghwamun Plaza through Social Media Activism

S. 99-121

Schulze, Marion

Screen Screen Tourism

S. 123-141

Schreiber, Maria

Audiences, Aesthetics and Affordances: Analysing Practices of Visual Communication on Social Media

S. 143-163

Serafinelli, Elisa; Villi, Mikko

Mobile Mediated Visualities: An Empirical Study of Visual Practices on Instagram

S. 165-182

Werning, Stefan

‘Re-appropriating’ Facebook?: Web API mashups as Collective Cultural Practice

S. 183-204


II. Entering the Field

Hildebrand, Julia M.

Situating Hobby Drone Practices

S. 207-218

M., Rashmi

The Inchoate Field of Digital Offline: A Reflection on Studying Mobile Media Practices of Digital Subalterns in India

S. 219-227

Baylosis, Cherry

Mad Practices and Mobilities: Bringing Voices to Digital Ethnography

S. 229-236

Fernández, Nadia Hakim

An Experimental Autoethnography of Mobile Freelancing

S. 237-247


III. In Conversation with …

Horst, Heather; Morley, David; Salazar, Noel B.; Norum, Roger

The Practice of Practice: Heather Horst, David Morley, and Noel B. Salazar in Conversation with Roger Norum

S. 251-267