According to Benjamin De Cleen, we need to be careful with making big claims about the impact of new media technology. However, people do need to consider important changes in the discourse and in the communication strategies.
"Digital culture is so pervasive, there’s often very little analytic use in making hard distinctions between the online and offline worlds." Philip Seargeant from the Open University talks about digital culture, language and politics
Somewhere in 2017, soy boy got added to the terms used as insults to describe supposedly unmanly men. It became the latest insult of choice for the alt-right.
Beauty and digital culture
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.