Arran John Rees, “Collecting Online Memetic Cultures: how tho“, Museum & Society, vol. 19, n°2, 2021, pp. 199-219. Abstract: Using insights gained from reflexive dyadic interviews undertaken as part of ongoing action research, this article positions memes as new and emerging objects of digital cultural heritage and begins to work through the implications of collecting … Continued
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Eszter Hargittai and Gina Walejko, “The Participation Divide: Content creation and sharing in the digital age“, Information, Communication & Society, 2008, 11:2, pp. 239-256, DOI: 10.1080/13691180801946150 Abstract: This paper looks at the prevalence of creative activity and sharing in an age when the barriers to disseminating material have been considerably lowered compared with earlier times. The authors use unique data to … Continued
Ioana Literat, Neta Kligler-Vilenchik, Melissa Brough & Alicia Blum-Ross, “Analyzing youth digital participation: Aims, actors, contexts and intensities“, The Information Society, 2018, 34, 4, pp. 261-273, DOI: 10.1080/01972243.2018.1463333 Abstract: Participation is often used as a blanket term that is uncritically celebrated; this is particularly true in the case of youth digital participation. In this article, … Continued
Christian Bauckhage, “Insights into Internet memes”. In N. Nicolov & J. G. Shanahan (Eds.), Proceedings of the Fifth International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media, 2011, pp. 42–49. Menlo Park: The AAAI Press. Abstract: Internet memes are phenomena that rapidly gain popularity or notoriety on the Internet. Often, modifications or spoofs add to the profile … Continued
Piia Varis, Jan Blommaert, “Conviviality and collectives on social media: Virality, memes, and new social structures”, Multilingual Margins, 2015, vol. 2/1. PDF available Abstract: There is a long tradition in which ‘phatic’ forms of interaction are seen as (and characterized by) relatively low levels of ‘information’ and ‘meaning’. Yet, observations on social media interaction patterns … Continued