This paper is focussed on Asian culture and commodity in the city centre of Tilburg in the form of linguistic and semiotic signs. Therefore we found three shops that represent important aspects of life: health, beauty and nutrition.
In this paper we used the mixed-method ethnomining to answer the research question: How have UK citizens' attitudes towards the government changed over the course of the first and second lockdown, due to the COVID-19 measures?
This paper focuses on the growth of the podcast industry and its development over the years. It tackles the role of social media influencers and celebrities in that growth and the social effects of this new trend.
This article analyzes the app Fitbit, its aim and its game design elements. What makes Fitbit both successful and unsuccessful. Additionally, the article discusses what role participatory surveillance plays on the app.
The Dutch Senate (First Chamber of the Parliament) decided to investigate the relationship between the anti-discrimination legislation and its effect in practice. Kutlay Yagmur presented his critical remarks on the research plans of the committee.
In March 2020, a Vietnamese woman tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. It seemed like this was a mere infection, but it creates a digital vigilantism case mainly on Facebook among Vietnamese people.
The case of Anne Lister will show us how difficult it can be for a public figure to control their image. To establish how identity is fashioned, concepts of life writing and self-fashioning have been used to analyse Anne Lister's diaries.
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.
This article analyses Zico's Any Song dance challenge that went viral on TikTok and discusses why TikTok challenges go viral. We also see how these videos are a reproduction of art and also why slang words form in the app.
The podcast Corona the Colonizer is centered around the metaphor of the pandemic as a colonizer. By interviewing three Tilburg University students an answer is provided to whether experiencing the pandemic unites or divides them.