The spreading of digital content, such as images, videos, or links, in a short period of time through online media such as Social Networking Sites (SNSs) and electronic mail, shared by a large number of people.
This article analyzes the app Fitbit, its aim and its game design elements. What makes Fitbit both successful and unsuccessful. Additionally, the article discusses what role participatory surveillance plays on the app.
In this paper the impact of the coming-out video posted by Nikkie de Jager (NikkieTutorials) will be discussed, focussing on the impact of the video on Nikkie de Jager's success and popularity as an influencer.
Privacy on Tiktok is something that has been subject to many controversies and lawsuits, but paradoxically their usage of accurate data for hyper-personalization is by many users also greatly appreciated.
According to Dr. Taina Bucher, we should no longer talk about algorithms as purely 'technical'. Algorithms are complex socio-technical arrangements that are never devoid of human interference. In this video, Bucher talks about some of the arguments she makes in If... Then: Algorithmic Power and Politics.
AI is used quite often in art production. But this technology can lead to philosophical problems. Is the artist still the author of his work, or does he has to share this authorship with AI? The ontology of art can shed light on this issue.
This article analyzes the discourses surrounding the removal of photographs of black curvy model Nyome Nicholas-Williams, which incited a discussion on Instagram’s racial bias practices leading to policy change on adult nudity.