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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.

Fursuiters at Furry Weekend Atlanta

Deviance and the furry community

Article
Marit van Dijck
06/01/2020
13 minutes to read

The furry community is a large social group that manifests itself both online and offline. This paper focusses on why the community is seen as deviant and how deviance is also created within the community. 

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? 

Taylor Swift Fans Concert

Taylor Swift and the story of the Swifties fandom

Article
Amber van As
29/12/2017
15 minutes to read

The fans of pop icon Taylor Swift call themselves the Swifties. This article will provide an introduction to this social group and its functioning.