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Facebook’s “Safety Check”

Social realities have always been culturally-mediated spaces but when these spaces are themselves aligned to corporate financial gain, even genuinely or potentially useful post-disaster communications and humanitarian tools seem hollow and superficial…

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culture

The “Mediation” in Social Media

Social media is neither good nor bad. It is merely another evolution of the participatory self-expression and creative individual cultural absorption which so well characterises historical and technological development…

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culture

Online: Political Polarisation ?

The fault, as it goes, lies not in the stars but in ourselves…