Socio-political protests and memes

During the 4th RESAW conference (17-18 June 2021) organised by C2DH, Tuğçe Oklay (Université Paris 8 Vincennes-Saint Denis) was part on the roundtable related to virality and memes with Pierre-Carl Langlais (Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier III), Frédéric Clavert (University of Luxembourg), Ditte Laursen (The Royal Danish Library), Surbhi Tandon (Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University), Durgesh Tripathi (GGS Indraprastha University). Her presentation … Continued

Instagram’s evolution

Søren Vigild Poulsen, “Becoming a semiotic technology – a historical study of Instagram’s tools for making and sharing photos and videos”, Internet Histories, 2018, 2: 1-2, pp. 121-139, DOI: 10.1080/24701475.2018.1459350 Abstract: (…) Drawing on a social semiotic multimodal framework, this article presents an analysis of selected tools in the Instagram mobile user interface from 2010 until 2017. It reports on the findings of … Continued

Memes and gifs

Albin Wagener, “The Postdigital Emergence of Memes and GIFs: Meaning, Discourse, and Hypernarrative Creativity”, Postdigit Sci Educ, 2020. Abstract: The use of memes and GIFs has a significant influence on interactions in social networks and online forums. As productions or utterances, these modes of communication benefit from thorough research works, notably led by Shifman, thus … Continued

“What we Instagram”

Yuheng Hu, Lydia Manikonda and Subbarao Kambhampati, “What We Instagram: A First Analysis of Instagram Photo Content and User Types”, Proceedings of the International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media, 2014, 8(1). Abstract: (…) In this paper, we present both qualitative and quantitative analysis on Instagram. We use computer vision techniques to examine the photo content. … Continued

Instagram and Contemporary Image

“This first in-depth study of Instagram by Lev Manovich combines methods from art history, media studies, and data science, and draws on computational analysis of 16 million Instagram photos shared in 17 global cities since 2012. The data collection and analysis were performed in Manovich’s Cultural Analytics Lab in the Qualcomm Institute (UCSD Division of … Continued


Frank Russell, Newslore. Contemporary Folklore on the Internet, University Press of Mississipi, 2011. ” (…) In Newslore: Contemporary Folklore on the Internet author Russell Frank offers a snapshot of the items of newslore disseminated via the Internet that gained the widest currency around the turn of the millennium. Among the newsmakers lampooned in e-mails and on the … Continued

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