The white genocide conspiracy theory refers to a spread far-right belief that white populations are gradually being replaced with non-whites. How did this theory originate and how has it gained momentum online?
This article operationalizes the concept of ‘digital agreements’ and connects it to widespread problem of ‘intentional illiteracy’; which can be defined as users' neglect in reading electronic legal documents.
David Attenborough, a ground-breaking naturalist, has had a successful career on media such as television and radio. However, he still felt the need associate himself with new media like Instagram. This article speculates on why that may be.
The age of surveillance capitalism ( Shoshana Zuboff)
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The Age of Surveillance Capitalism by Shoshana Zuboff deserves a productive public and academic debate. It should not only be read and discussed by a broad audience. Scholars across disciplines must engage with it.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg has actively adopted Twitter in advocating for a liveable future. This paper investigates how Twitter's affordances enable her to join users in both her personal narrative and the global climate conversation.
In this paper the impact of the coming-out video posted by Nikkie de Jager (NikkieTutorials) will be discussed, focussing on the impact of the video on Nikkie de Jager's success and popularity as an influencer.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe is regarded as the pioneer of modern transmedia storytelling, keeping the perfect balance between innovation and familiarity, yet it has its flaws. Learn more about the MCU's highs and lows as a transmedia empire here.
This article takes a deeper look into how Instagram influencers construct authenticity. As a new era of advertising is dawning on social media, we analyse @Queenofjetlags' Instagram to see how she remains "authentic" while promoting brands.