Pop artist and icon Lady Gaga has a huge fanbase who call themselves Little Monsters. These Little Monsters can be described as a social group. This article introduces them and focuses on how they function as a group in today's society.
Meet Wokies ASMR, your Virtual Girlfriend. We can call her Jasmine. Jasmine is a creator of ASMR girlfriend content on YouTube and OnlyFans. Inge van de Ven interviewed her for a forthcoming book chapter on digital intimacies.
Bulgaria has faced significant protests against a corrupt government in 2020. This paper presents an analysis of how activists have used social media to coordinate political actions and gain international attention for their cause.
Euphoria is a new HBO series that follows the lives of a circle of teenagers. In this paper, I describe how Euphoria is unlike any other show about teenagers on TV at the moment thanks to its storytelling techniques.
When doing politics, doing nothing is clearly not the right approach – but doing nothing was the effective strategy by which the hateful acts of the Romanian government, framed as a Family Referendum, were stopped on the 6th and 7th of October.
This article focuses on Dutch vocabulary changes that are brought on by inter-cultural contact as a result of globalization. The superdiverse population of the Netherlands is raising awareness for racist Dutch vocabulary.
The way Bolsonaro’s message was constructed and communicated in the 2018 Brazilian elections triggered a hybrid mobilization power from his supporters that guaranteed his winning. Digital platforms were particularly instrumental to this.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the youngest congresswoman ever to be elected and a rising political star. This article analyses her "relatable" media presence with regard to how it boosts her continuously growing influence.
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.
The pro-Trump conspiracy theory QAnon has been infiltrating mainstream media at a fast pace. While the president has never publicly stated his support for the theory, many clues suggest that his stance towards its supporters is not unfavorable.
Native advertising is becoming an increasingly used marketing strategy. Instead of classic banner ads, marketers opt for this non-intrusive way of advertising. This article explores the growth of native advertising in journalistic mediums.