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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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>"The site, made by an 18-year-old coder from Germany, has surpassed 200,000 users and offers an antidote to algorithmically-driven timelines"
>"The site, made by an 18-year-old coder from Germany, has surpassed 200,000 users and offers an antidote to algorithmically-driven timelines"
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"“Visibility which makes us most vulnerable is that which also is the source of our greatest strength; […] to define ourselves, name ourselves, and speak for ourselves, instead of being defined a"
"“Visibility which makes us most vulnerable is that which also is the source of our greatest strength; […] to define ourselves, name ourselves, and speak for ourselves, instead of being defined a"
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>"Facebook is changing its company name as it shifts its focus to the "metaverse" and confronts wide-ranging scrutiny of the real-world harms from its various platforms after a whistleblower leaked hundreds of internal documents."
>"Facebook is changing its company name as it shifts its focus to the "metaverse" and confronts wide-ranging scrutiny of the real-world harms from its various platforms after a whistleblower leaked hundreds of internal documents."
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"All visual media is social media, is to understand that the meanings conveyed in the pictures taken, received and perceived through social media are something ingrained in our very perception of society."
"All visual media is social media, is to understand that the meanings conveyed in the pictures taken, received and perceived through social media are something ingrained in our very perception of society."
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>"From Alexandria Ocasio Cortez’s Met Gala dress to Grimes reading Marx, we are trapped in a Capitalist Realism feedback loop – but can memes save us?"
>"From Alexandria Ocasio Cortez’s Met Gala dress to Grimes reading Marx, we are trapped in a Capitalist Realism feedback loop – but can memes save us?"
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>"The internet probably thinks you do."
>"The internet probably thinks you do."
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“Who are we when scrolling through a feed? Where is it taking us? What sort of internal division is it sowing? _...Read More_
“Who are we when scrolling through a feed? Where is it taking us? What sort of internal division is it sowing? _...Read More_
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"Newspapers, which cost money to publish and make money from advertisers and subscribers, are accountable in multiple ways. But because Internet users can speak cheaply and without persuading “any intermediary about the worth of their _...Read More_
"Newspapers, which cost money to publish and make money from advertisers and subscribers, are accountable in multiple ways. But because Internet users can speak cheaply and without persuading “any intermediary about the worth of their _...Read More_
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>"Char Ellesse, Nyome Nicholas-Williams, and Enam Asiama are transformed into resplendent statues in a series that celebrates marginalised bodies"
>"Char Ellesse, Nyome Nicholas-Williams, and Enam Asiama are transformed into resplendent statues in a series that celebrates marginalised bodies"
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"Exploring the Rise of BeReal, Poparazzi, and Dispo"
"Exploring the Rise of BeReal, Poparazzi, and Dispo"
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"Gen Zs today are embracing two new tenets of digital identity: customizability and consistency. Customizability reclaims the self-expression of Myspace. Digital natives gravitate toward products that let them stand out online, a rejection _...Read More_
"Gen Zs today are embracing two new tenets of digital identity: customizability and consistency. Customizability reclaims the self-expression of Myspace. Digital natives gravitate toward products that let them stand out online, a rejection _...Read More_
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>"Digital photo editing tools on apps like TikTok, Snapchat and Instagram are upholding warped beauty standards—and _...Read More_
>"Digital photo editing tools on apps like TikTok, Snapchat and Instagram are upholding warped beauty standards—and _...Read More_
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The medium does things to people and they always completely unaware of this. They don’t really notice the new medium that is ruffing them up. They think of the old medium because the old medium is always the content of the new medium. As _...Read More_
The medium does things to people and they always completely unaware of this. They don’t really notice the new medium that is ruffing them up. They think of the old medium because the old medium is always the content of the new medium. As _...Read More_
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