Memes are “a group of digital items sharing common characteristics of content, form; created with awareness of each other; circulated, imitated and transformed via the internet by many” (Phillips, 2016).
If you’re not yet familiar with the wholesome internet, it’s time you get acquainted with it - it's been around for a while already. Piia Varis (Tilburg University) guides you through this new phenomenon.
#bodypositive has been used by more than 4 million users on Instagram. This paper uses a Foucauldian lens to explore how body positive Instagrammers counter normative discourses of the body in western societies.
Politieke communicatie is niet meer het monopolie van politici en politieke verslaggevers. Ze wordt ook gemaakt door miljoenen burgers. De Nederlandse Minister van Buitenlandse Zaken Halbe Zijlstra weet er ondertussen alles van.
Is the Squatting Slav phenomenon helping Slavs express themselves or is it ruining their reputation? This article explores the emergence, historical background, popularization, culture and language of the meme.