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Being in the World
Every few years, Apple comes up with a new version of its immensely popular iPhone. And every few years, the new capacities of the phone are showcased in sleek TV ads that celebrate a culture ofExpand
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Networked Publics: The Double Articulation of Code and Politics on Facebook
Abstract: Through three case studies of online political activism on Facebook, this article conceptualizes the deployment of issue publics (Lippmann, 1993; Marres, 2005) on Facebook. We argue thatExpand
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THE RESEARCH POLITICS OF SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS
‘This is the first time the world has seen this scale and quality of data about human communication’, Marlow says with a characteristically serious gaze before breaking into a smile at the thought ofExpand
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Wikipedia leeches? The promotion of traffic through a collaborative web format
This article investigates the circulation of Wikipedia entries on the web in an effort to determine the integration of its collaborative model into existing proprietary web formats. In particular itExpand
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MEANING, SEMIOTECHNOLOGIES AND PARTICIPATORY MEDIA
Summary What is the critical purpose of studying meaning in a digital environment which is characterized by the proliferation of meanings? In particular, online participatory media platforms such asExpand
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Participatory Culture and the New Governance of Communication
This article develops a critical alternative to the common equation between participatory culture and democratic communication and argues that power on online participatory platforms should beExpand
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Meaning in the Age of Social Media
Introduction: Meaning and Social Media 1. Governing Meaning 2. Meaning Machines 3. Meaningfulness and Subjectivation 4. Social Networking and the Production of the Self 5. Being in the WorldExpand
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The Permanent Campaign: New Media, New Politics
From the social media-based 2008 Obama election campaign to the civic protest and political revolutions of the 2011 Arab Spring, the past few years have been marked by a widespread and complex shiftExpand
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Compromised Data: From Social Media to Big Data
There has been a data rush in the past decade brought about by online communication and, in particular, social media (Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, among others), which promises a new age of digitalExpand
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“Blogs I Read”: Partisanship and Party Loyalty in the Canadian Political Blogosphere
ABSTRACT This article builds upon current hyperlink mapping research to determine the degree of party loyalty and partisanship in the Canadian political blogosphere. The article develops aExpand
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