Social media such as YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and many others have become essential features of our everyday life. Beauty standards are now being constructed and enforced by influencers on a global scale.
Online dating has been around for a while and has led to various positive and negative experiences. Some find their one true love through online dating, some find the no strings attached romantic relationship they have been looking for and others get catfished.
Dr. Piia Varis (Tilburg University) is in the early stages of doing research into conspiracy theories, the dissemination of knowledge and the formation of online groups. Diggit Magazine had a video-interview with her.