The article discusses how the yellow Hi-Viz vests used by French activists became a global icon of resistance for different, local causes around the world, and how the internet has been the force that propelled this idea forward.
This article analyses the communication and social media strategy of the Italian populist leader Matteo Salvini. How does he and his party use social media to create a community, spread anger and get consensus. Read this article to find out!
The purpose of this column is to highlight the influence of social networking platforms on society. In particular on the way in which the outbreak of measles can be blamed on to misinformation that is spread on these platforms.
Who is responsible for public values in an online society? Professor José van Dijck talks about the challenges Europe is facing because of 'GAFAM' (Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple and Microsoft) and the impact dataflows are having on our daily lives.
Recently a series of actions taken from former Vice Prime Minister of Bulgaria, Valeri Simeonov, led to him submitting his resignation. This article investigates how a Bulgarian online movement collaborated to take him down.
In this interview Lauren Zentz shares her thoughts about the impact of digital culture, and talks about her hopes for the future. For instance, she hopes that her work will contribute to our understandings of how to conduct sociolinguistic and ethnographic research that accounts for the power and even the ubiquity of the internet in many people’s daily lives.