You are Cancelled: Virtual Collective Consciousness and the Emergence of Cancel Culture as Ideological Purging

  title={You are Cancelled: Virtual Collective Consciousness and the Emergence of Cancel Culture as Ideological Purging},
  author={Joseph Ching Velasco},
  journal={Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities},
  • J. C. Velasco
  • Published 17 October 2020
  • Political Science
  • Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
Social networking platforms were originally conceived to enable individuals to engage in various forms of online interactions. As social networking sites robustly permeated different facets of society, they have been commonly grouped under the more generic term “social media.” Social media has become a powerful force in contemporary life, paving the way for the rise of digital participatory cultures and social movements. More recently, the culture of cancellation has entered the vernacular of… 

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