Category Archives: Althusser

Facebook as ideological state apparatus

Facebook can be viewed through Althusser’s perspective as a modern ideological state apparatus, exemplifying neoliberal ideologies. The ‘like’ button on Facebook serves as a prime indicator on whether a person is excelling in normalised social practices and adopting neoliberal ideas of the self-as-project.

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Facebook as ideological state apparatus

Facebook can be viewed through Althusser’s perspective as a modern ideological state apparatus, exemplifying neoliberal ideologies. The ‘like’ button on Facebook serves as a prime indicator on whether a person is excelling in normalised social practices and adopting neoliberal ideas of the self-as-project.