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Great piece by @shivaaaamm , teen journalist for i-D Magazine, writing about his generations experience with politics online.

"Neo-fascists are using social media platforms to spread racism, homophobia, transphobia and sexism. " ...Read More

Doomer, Gloomer, Bloomer, Zoomer, Boomer explained. The piece itself is not as sensational as the title but it is a bit disturbing to see how quickly these types of memes get coopted by extremist movements.

Memes as culture-specific commentary on technology. Aka art.

Good thread about this from @robhorning

“the "fakeness" of deepfakes is not necessarily supposed to trick people; viewers know it's fake and enjoy seeing a hidden "truth" revealed symbolically ...Read More

"How does one reconcile the value of this increased accessibility with fears about cheapening what it means to be an "expert" in a non-academic subject—especially when you are relying on that expertise to sell a service?" Concerns from ...Read More

Really interesting research PDF/book by artist Joshua Citarella, Politigram & the Post Left Focused on: "A group of libertarian teenagers whose online activity began to rapidly heat up in 2015 alongside the American primary races. This ...Read More

"Jia Tolentino on how Donald Trump, Jr., embodies the “large adult son” meme, an Internet joke inspired by Mike Huckabee’s sons, David and John Mark."