The change in behaviour of big media platforms sparks reflection on the ethical regulation of information.
African women have found in social media networks a space for denouncing the discrimination that reigns in conventional police, court and legislative structures.
Felipe G. Gil
A democratic source of collective creativity, memes define our digital culture through transformative practices.
The Internet has gone from being a utopia where everything was possible to a place full of angry people obsessed with their own representation
Emerging from the dawn of the first Internet, today dank memes can be understood as an absurd expression that condenses the spirt of our times and as an expression of fury that boycotts the marketing logic of the Internet.
A look at today’s hyperconnected society of social media, cognitive capitalism and algorithms through the lens of the work of Guy Debord.
We analyse the particularities of the fake news phenomenon in the African continent: from its instrumentalization by governments to the mobilisation of citizens in favour of an Internet free of censorship and hate speech.
In the era of post-truth and fake news, we take a journey to the origins of post-fiction and reflect on the purpose it may fulfil in today’s world.
The phenomenon of fake news and algorithms is forcing us to reconsider the difference between source and channel and the need for a global news ethic.
In response to the growing importance of the social media networks for activism, governments are increasing their control over Internet platforms and users.
New opinion leaders use emotions and affinity to connect with audiences, often breaking the traditional hierarchy.