Communities in Geocities

Ian Milligan, “Finding Community in the Ruins of GeoCities: Distantly Reading a Web Archive”, Bulletin of IEEE Technical Committee on Digital Libraries, Vol. 11, 2, October 2015.  Abstract: This paper provides a brief overview of my work with the GeoCities web archive. Asking the question of “can we find community,” I use it as a … Continued

Geocities and Myspace’s decline

Gustavo Gomez-Mejia, “La fabrique de la désuétude. Regards diachroniques sur Geocities et Myspace”, in Valérie Schafer (ed.)  Temps et temporalités du Web [en ligne]. Nanterre : Presses universitaires de Paris Nanterre, 2018. Available at http://books.openedition.org/pupo/6088 Abstract: Cette étude revient sur le déclin progressif de sites jadis emblématiques comme Geocities et Myspace dont les intrigues sont mises en parallèle. A partir d’une … Continued

Facebook and counter-archiving

Ben-David, A., “Counter-Archiving Facebook“, European Journal of Communication, 2020. DOI: 10.1177/0267323120922069. Abstract: The article proposes archival thinking as an analytical framework for studying Facebook. Following recent debates on data colonialism, it argues that Facebook dialectically assumes a role of a new archon of public records, while being unarchivable by design. It then puts forward counter-archiving – a … 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

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