Chinese student Yi Dahua’s vlogging from Turin, Italy has made him a micro-celebrity during the coronavirus crisis. His case illustrates a "boundary-blurred" public sphere with widely varied public communication on the pandemic.
Pokémon Go has brought more changes into our society than we used to think. These changes took place on the individual, social, cultural, political, and economic levels and evolved ever since the official launch of Pokémon Go.
Tinder has managed to collect millions of users despite its disturbing lack of privacy. Why does Tinder fail to secure individuals' data, and why are users still willing to take the risk to keep swiping?
What do Knausgård and Instagram travel bloggers have in common? How do social media and contemporary literature inspire and influence each other? The answer lies in this article, where Knausgård is compared to young 'Western' travel bloggers.
Google is your best friend. That is the answer one usually gets when one ask for some piece of information. This answer can be read as an index of a very influential media ideology: that Google is a benevolent, neutral instrument providing users with the truth. Reality is a bit more complicated. In this file, we zoom in on the politics of Google.