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"The groyper movement is known for weaponizing irony and euphemism to push out hateful content, which allows them to claim they were “just joking” if someone thinks they’ve gone too far."
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"The idea that Instagram is dead has been marinating for quite some time now. Young people certainly don't post like they used to, and an overtly “aesthetically pleasing” grid is something that belongs in the mid 2010s, back when people _...Read More_
"The idea that Instagram is dead has been marinating for quite some time now. Young people certainly don't post like they used to, and an overtly “aesthetically pleasing” grid is something that belongs in the mid 2010s, back when people _...Read More_
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"The app’s original purpose has been lost in the era of “performance” media."
"The app’s original purpose has been lost in the era of “performance” media."
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The Atlantic: The Age of Social Media Is Ending.
The Atlantic: The Age of Social Media Is Ending.
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>"Sotheby’s and the meme account Jerry Gogosian are teaming up to stage a sale inspired by Instagram's algorithms."
>"Sotheby’s and the meme account Jerry Gogosian are teaming up to stage a sale inspired by Instagram's algorithms."
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“Yes, you can take some control back from the algorithms in these and other social media accounts.”
“Yes, you can take some control back from the algorithms in these and other social media accounts.”
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“Interacting online today means being besieged by system-generated recommendations. Do we want what the machines tell us we want?”
“Interacting online today means being besieged by system-generated recommendations. Do we want what the machines tell us we want?”
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"A Meta spokesperson confirmed that action to remove the accounts. Facebook and Instagram use a strike system, with those who repeatedly violate policies subject to having their accounts disabled."
"A Meta spokesperson confirmed that action to remove the accounts. Facebook and Instagram use a strike system, with those who repeatedly violate policies subject to having their accounts disabled."
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"Made a list of all the celebrities who removed their like from johnny depp's post-verdict instagram post."
"Made a list of all the celebrities who removed their like from johnny depp's post-verdict instagram post."
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"The buzzy “anti-Instagram” app is the natural next step in a social media cycle that’s played out many times before—and it’s unlikely to work."
"The buzzy “anti-Instagram” app is the natural next step in a social media cycle that’s played out many times before—and it’s unlikely to work."
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"The fact-checker is Politifact, a fact-checking website run by the Poynter Institute. Politifact is an official third-party fact-checking apparatus for Meta, the company that owns Facebook and Instagram."
"The fact-checker is Politifact, a fact-checking website run by the Poynter Institute. Politifact is an official third-party fact-checking apparatus for Meta, the company that owns Facebook and Instagram."
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"In The Shock Doctrine, Naomi Klein famously demonstrated the power of world-altering crises like 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina to “shock” people into a kind of stupor that prevented them from pushing back against the “godlike” power of _...Read More_
"In The Shock Doctrine, Naomi Klein famously demonstrated the power of world-altering crises like 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina to “shock” people into a kind of stupor that prevented them from pushing back against the “godlike” power of _...Read More_
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>"Imagine: Social media that made you feel good, cured you of your anxious-preoccupied attachment style, healed your body-image issues, and mended your relationship with your mother just by making photo-sharing simple and honest. Is _...Read More_
>"Imagine: Social media that made you feel good, cured you of your anxious-preoccupied attachment style, healed your body-image issues, and mended your relationship with your mother just by making photo-sharing simple and honest. Is _...Read More_
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"There is a debate over whether miscarriage, particularly in early pregnancy, is death. Socially, we can’t even agree on what miscarriage is. State by state, women receive different treatment, and our work environments rarely acknowledge _...Read More_
"There is a debate over whether miscarriage, particularly in early pregnancy, is death. Socially, we can’t even agree on what miscarriage is. State by state, women receive different treatment, and our work environments rarely acknowledge _...Read More_
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>"Artists continue to work, documenting the impact of events as they unfold to keep the world watching."
>"Artists continue to work, documenting the impact of events as they unfold to keep the world watching."