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Birnie-Smith, Jessica Rae. 2016. Ethnic identity and language choice across online forums. The International Journal of Multilingualism 13 (2) : 165–183.
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Language as a subject
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Four young Chinese Indonesians are shown to use their multilingual repertoires to diversely build their online ethnic identity in line with the social variables they face on Kaskus® and Facebook®, as broadly supposed by the mixed theories of audience design and Social Identity De-individuation Effects (SIDE), albeit these could not decisively clarify code-switching practices with equal ethnic others on Facebook®.