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A short rant about how social media isn’t your life.
The age of personalized instructional content has arrived
Years ago when I was a pre-service teacher, I had the privilege of working with an amazing mentor. She was a master at the “hook”. Getting…
The Other Side of Anonymity
Or… I Forgot My Myspace Password
Social and Antisocial Media
The main thrust of criticism of social media, and the asymmetries of power beneath it, does not begin from the premise that our strategic…
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Twitter: A Love Letter
I Just Can’t Quit You
To say or not to — everything under 140 characters
A terribly tiny attempt to explore a fairly new style of writing and expression
The Marketing Orbit
How Twitter Feeds the Far-Right
Or, a Tragic Flirtation with Understanding
My Social Life is Like My Grandmother’s Smartphone…
It’s switched off, out of battery, and locked away in some forgotten drawer.
Why Are Tumblr, Twitter, And YouTube Blocking LGBTQ+ Content?
For years, LGBTQ+ content has been categorized as NSFW by social-media platforms.
Dear White Men of the internet — I don’t hate you
but I won’t keep apologising
Women Ordinarily Extraordinary
The Untapped Intersectionality of Social Media
Walk a mile in someone else’s Instagram
Social-Triction (So-tri) — A New Genre of Storytelling
Social: As in social media, and in the adjective sense of relating to or designed for activities in which people meet each other for…
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Instagram Changed Me
I felt left out of the world even if it’s just an hour of letting go of my phone. I felt left out of my friends, of their high speed lives…
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Instagram Captions To Use When Posting The First Picture Of A Person You Are Newly Dating
Okay, you’ve been dating that new person for 5 weeks (but the first two didn’t even really count because they went on vacation with their…
The #Winning and #Goals Culture Has Made Your View Blurry
And that’s how you like it
What’s the Story, Morning Glory?
Why Instagram “Stories” works where others do not
Hijabers of Instagram: the Muslim women challenging stereotypes
(co-authored with Alila Pramiyanto and originally published in The Conversation: https://theconversation.com/hijabers-of-instagram-the…
How to Not Feel Like Shit Amidst Fierce Social Competition
Think of Instagram as the WonderBra of life
The controversy around Facebook banning lesbians from using the word ‘dyke’
The social media company is facing difficulty figuring out the line between moderation and censorship.
I’m a millennial and I share more music through Instagram Stories than any other medium
The top row on Instagram excites me. I check Instagram more often & only bother scrolling down the feed once a day, if I don’t forget.
The evolution of The Economist’s social media team
How we’ve changed our approach over the past two years
Amid Tragic Events, Social Media ‘Ghouls’ Chase Likes and Shares
Exploiting tragedy for likes is a worrying and growing trend on social media.
Admit it. You’re Willfully Ignorant.
Misogyny, misogyny, where for art thou, misogyny.
So How’s Your Instagram Theme Looking?
Building your own aesthetic on everyone’s favourite photo app