Are You Insta-Game? – Status, Selfies and Instagram

Instagram is a popular social networking tool alike many others that has over 400 million users posting, liking and following one another from around the globe. It allows members of society to bombard each other with images on a daily basis. Whether those images be cute photos their cats — visit Taylor Swift’s feed here, — … Continue reading Are You Insta-Game? – Status, Selfies and Instagram

The Social Network Revolution – #BringBackOurGirls

In an online setting “participation is addictive.” Online activism is fast making a name for itself thanks to the chance for fast mobilisation, mass involvement and scalable openness. Anyone who has access to the Internet has the opportunity to be part of the social network revolution. With over 3.2 billion users constantly connected to this … Continue reading The Social Network Revolution – #BringBackOurGirls

Facebook’s Walled Garden: Controlling, Surveilling and Censoring All

A few months ago it was brought to my attention that Facebook actively engages in controlling information flows, surveilling users and censoring their content. I wrote a blog post regarding the censorship processes Facebook moderators follow and found the results of my research quite intriguing. As a result of Facebook’s conscious decisions to control, surveil … Continue reading Facebook’s Walled Garden: Controlling, Surveilling and Censoring All