The phenomenon of VSCO girls started in the summer of 2019, but is now already waning. In this article, VSCO girls are approached as a micro-population. Their identity characteristics are examined along with their appreciation online.
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.
Travelers these days are not that free and authentic as they were years ago. Travelers get influenced and followed provided by technological opportunities what results in a market mechanism of fake authenticity.
The mainstream media was surprised when BTS broke the record for most views in 24 hours on a video for their song Dynamite with 101 million views. This was the goal set to be achieved by BTS’ fandom. But how did they do this?
In a world full of conflict and assholes, a digitally-versed ensemble of frustrated moral philosophers offers to provide free yet sincere judgment on past or upcoming choices. This article presents how the subreddit r/AmItheAsshole operates.
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?
In this paper, we focus on investigating the discursive strategies appropriated by and the new connotations of Chinese national identity and nationalism advocated in the recent Chinese national blockbuster My People My Country (MPMC).
According to Dr. Taina Bucher, we should no longer talk about algorithms as purely 'technical'. Algorithms are complex socio-technical arrangements that are never devoid of human interference. In this video, Bucher talks about some of the arguments she makes in If... Then: Algorithmic Power and Politics.