Hyperlinks are links from one hypertext document to another and usually consist of a highlighted word, phrase, or image. The term was used and elaborated on by Juliette De Maeyer in her article, 'Towards a hyperlinked society: A critical review of link studies'.
Issue mapping is a concept to study the social connections made when actors interact and create bonds. It asks how a matter of “fact” becomes a matter of “concern” when connections are made, and can be an especially fruitful way to study online culture and phenomena.
Brittany Broski is a successful content creator and influencer. In the last year, she has built a big community of loyal followers is still growing rapidly. How did she achieve this? How does she present herself as authentic?
A story about a Syrian refugee family being terrorized by their neighbors went viral on social media, and people demanded justice for the family. This digital vigilantism case will be analyzed in this paper.
This paper analyses how the hybrid media system benefited BLM-protesters in summer 2020 following the death of George Floyd. People worldwide joined together to show their support for the cause, utilising social media to stay in touch.
Full Motion Video (FMV) games, which were popular in the early and mid-nineties but then became outdated, are making a surprising comeback. The lack of interactivity the genre is often derided for is precisely its strength.
During the pandemic, people have had a lot of extra time to start (creative) projects, such as creating a musical on TikTok about Disney's Ratatouille. What does this musical reveal about our society in times of a pandemic?
Many homeless people in the U.S. could not receive their stimulus checks due to COVID-19 restrictions, such as the closing of public spaces with internet access. How can they be digitally included in the midst of a pandemic?
Doctor Diederik Gommers has become increasingly important in Dutch media and politics. He has embraced the hybrid media system to encourage his young followers to follow COVID-19 measures, all while keeping his posts personal and relatable.