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A Sleepwalker’s Guide to Social Media is now in production with Polity, due July 2020

A Sleepwalker’s Guide to Social Media A Sleepwalker’s Guide to Social Media is now in production with Polity. It will be published in the UK in early July 2020 and in the US in August. Below is the blurb, contents … Continue reading

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La gran guerra de los memes en la política

I contributed to this interesting article on memes and politics in the Colombian newspaper El Espectador earlier this month. El Mundo 3 Sep 2018 – 9:00 PM Nicolás Marín Navas Las ideas, ideologías y emociones ya no se transmiten como … Continue reading

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Call for papers: Affect, Politics, Social Media

Call for papers: Affect, Politics, Social Media In prolongation of Affect and Social Media #3 Conjunctions: Transdisciplinary Journal of Cultural Participation welcomes proposals that interpret and explore affective and emotional encounters with social media and the ways in which the interfaces of social media … Continue reading

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Brave New World: the pill-popping, social media obsessed dystopia we live in

Brave New World: the pill-popping, social media obsessed dystopia we live in Shutterstock Tony D Sampson, University of East London The Orwellian dystopia of Doublespeak is very much in vogue right now thanks to concerns over Trump’s use of “alternative … Continue reading

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#Affect and Social Media 3.0: Final Call and Registration Now Open

Announcing the final call for academic presentations and artworks for #Affect and Social Media 3.0. A one day conference and sensorium art show at UEL on Thursday 25th May 2017 at the University of East London’s Dockland Campus. Confirmed keynote … Continue reading

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University of Exeter Contagion Workshop on social media, reality mining and new species of contagion

Contagion Workshop 2: Social media, reality mining and new species of contagion A Research and Knowledge Transfer research event Date 14 May 2013 Time 10:45 to 16:00 Place Institute of Arabic and Islamic Studies The Contagion project is hosting three … Continue reading

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Lisa Blackman: Re-mediating Rumour and Gossip: Contagion, Virality and Social Media

This effort (below) by MA students from the University of Amsterdam provides a fairly nice summary of what Virality argues.

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