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The Ultimate Guide to Becoming a Gym Bro

Article
Joni Haak
09/12/2021
12 minutes to read

This article analyses how Gym Bro identity features on Instagram to gain comprehension of what requirements need to be met in order to reach a sense of enoughness and become recognized as a full-fledged member of the Instagram gym bro community.

Stocks

Reddit's GameStop rush (doesn't) change(s) the stock market

Column
Nataliia Vdovychenko
31/01/2021
7 minutes to read

GameStop has shaken the stock market with the help of Reddit users, or at least that is wat the news suggests. What is certain is that for the first time in history, the news about stocks is talking about the 'online community' rather than the wolves of Wall Street. How did this shift happen, and what are the long-term consequences? 

Eating disorder sufferers on Twitter

Article
Tara van Dijk
08/01/2019
12 minutes to read

There is a social dimension to people suffering from an eating disorder. On platforms such like Twitter they form a social group. How is it to be a member of this community? 

Matcha: Don't let yourself be fooled by superfoods

Article
Federica Morgandi
21/09/2018
9 minutes to read

Superfoods are hot, and so is Matcha, the powdered green tea. Matcha is more than just tea, it is a superfood, an identity emblem and a social media phenomenon. 

Pole dance competition Buenos Aires 2013

So you are (not) a stripper? On globalization and pole dancing

Article
Kelsey van Tellingen
11/09/2017
12 minutes to read

This article looks at pole dancing and its evolution from being a performance in clubs to being a recognised sport.