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Influencers are seen as trading in the calculated depiction of an “authentic lifestyle,” while “creators” are held to a different standard of realness in representations
Influencers are seen as trading in the calculated depiction of an “authentic lifestyle,” while “creators” are held to a different standard of realness in representations
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[@taylore](/user/profile/taylore) As predicted, A great read. Totally agree with you, I think Instagram is dying, though a very slow death. I follow a lot of regular people and a lot of influencers and I’ve noticed that only influencers post. My friends haven’t _...Read More_
[@taylore](/user/profile/taylore) As predicted, A great read. Totally agree with you, I think Instagram is dying, though a very slow death. I follow a lot of regular people and a lot of influencers and I’ve noticed that only influencers post. My friends haven’t _...Read More_
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Hmmm this link isn’t working for me
Hmmm this link isn’t working for me
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>” The core business model of platform capitalism is best understood as an expansion of rentierism. Today’s techno-economic system — which drives investment in _...Read More_
>” The core business model of platform capitalism is best understood as an expansion of rentierism. Today’s techno-economic system — which drives investment in _...Read More_
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"The angle of our pose might be different, but all of us bow unfailingly at the altar of the algorithm.”
"The angle of our pose might be different, but all of us bow unfailingly at the altar of the algorithm.”
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Coco Klockner unpacks the recent TikTok trend of "Main Character Energy" "Main character energy is not a matter of being ‘individualistic’ or singular but rather of being extremely legible"
Coco Klockner unpacks the recent TikTok trend of "Main Character Energy" "Main character energy is not a matter of being ‘individualistic’ or singular but rather of being extremely legible"
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Natasha Stagg on contemporary nightlife. "A good party requires a sense of urgency, heightened by secrecy, and during recent years, it’s been hard to keep anything a secret. Even if parties are illegal or exclusive, they are surveilled by _...Read More_
Natasha Stagg on contemporary nightlife. "A good party requires a sense of urgency, heightened by secrecy, and during recent years, it’s been hard to keep anything a secret. Even if parties are illegal or exclusive, they are surveilled by _...Read More_
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"How social media, FaceTune, and plastic surgery created a single, cyborgian look."
"How social media, FaceTune, and plastic surgery created a single, cyborgian look."
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"Millions of young women are using face filters to make themselves look different. What will the consequences be?"
"Millions of young women are using face filters to make themselves look different. What will the consequences be?"
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Hito Steyerl about the ways of reformulating the grammar of the radically overstrained art world. _...Read More_
Hito Steyerl about the ways of reformulating the grammar of the radically overstrained art world. _...Read More_
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Rather than spread peace and democracy through connectivity, Facebook become the platform for mass violence and [genocide.It](http://genocide.It) also promote extremist views and _...Read More_
Rather than spread peace and democracy through connectivity, Facebook become the platform for mass violence and [genocide.It](http://genocide.It) also promote extremist views and _...Read More_
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Going Postal: A psychoanalytic reading of social media and the death drive By MAX READ. _...Read More_
Going Postal: A psychoanalytic reading of social media and the death drive By MAX READ. _...Read More_
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>"U.S. President Donald Trump Thursday ordered sweeping bans on two Chinese consumer apps. He ordered the bans prohibiting U.S. companies from doing..." _...Read More_
>"U.S. President Donald Trump Thursday ordered sweeping bans on two Chinese consumer apps. He ordered the bans prohibiting U.S. companies from doing..." _...Read More_