“Authentic” digital inclusion? Dis/ability performances on social media by users with concealable communicative disabilities

  title={“Authentic” digital inclusion? Dis/ability performances on social media by users with concealable communicative disabilities},
  author={Nomy Bitman},
  journal={New Media \& Society},
  pages={401 - 419}
  • Nomy Bitman
  • Published 1 February 2022
  • Computer Science
  • New Media & Society
Despite the increased technical accessibility of social media, disabled users’ attempts to be socially included are still understudied. These users’ agency-based choices are impacted by constant able-bodied surveillance and disciplining, especially when it comes to dis/ability visibility and potential context collapse. This paper develops the concept of disability performance within social media studies, presenting a qualitative study of social media users with concealable communicative… 



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