Discover some of the most silly and impactful challenges, memes, Internet phenomena through this timeline created by Emily Griffin.
The book Online Virality, edited by Valérie Schafer and Fred Pailler within the frame of the HIVI Project (https://hivi.uni.lu), aims to focus on the many ways we may think about online virality, historicise it and analyse the circulation, reception, evolution of viral born-digital content. Virality, information circulation and content sharing always intertwine a heterogeneous arrangement of material, … Continued
Rhiannon Bury, Ruth Deller, Adam Greenwood, Bethan Jones, “From Usenet to Tumblr: The changing role of social media”, Participations. Journal of Audience & Reception Studies, vol. 10/1, 2013. Abstract: The advent of social networking sites has made communication faster and easier than ever, and perhaps nowhere is this more evident than in fan communities. Bury … Continued
Rose Attu and Melissa Terras, “What people study when they study Tumblr: Classifying Tumblr-related academic research”, Journal of Documentation, Vol. 73, 3, pp. 528-554. https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-08-2016-0101 Abstract: Since its launch in 2007, research has been carried out on the popular social networking website Tumblr. The purpose of this paper is to identify published Tumblr-based research, classify it … Continued
Ken Hillis, Susanna Paasonen, Michael Petit, Networked Affect, Cambridge MA, The MIT Press, 2015. Abstract: Investigations of affective experiences that emerge in online settings that range from Facebook discussion forums to “smart” classrooms. Our encounters with websites, avatars, videos, mobile apps, discussion forums, GIFs, and nonhuman intelligent agents allow us to experience sensations of connectivity, interest, desire, … Continued