Social media is being used all over the world to express hatred of Jews.
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Antisemitism today does not always appear in the form of traditional hate speech. It manifests in GIFs, memes, vlogs, comments and reactions on social media platforms.
Vabbing is the act of taking one’s vaginal secretions and using it as a perfume – while not a new trend, it is taking social media sites like TikTok by storm.
It’s pretty common to find people who are apathetic about their data being harvested and funnelled into unknown corners. But that’s usually because they don’t know what’s at stake.
We all love random act of kindness. But before you ‘like’ or share that heartwarming video, ask yourself if it’s an authentic feel-good moment or an act of exploitation.
When Maree was given flowers by a TikTok influencer, she felt ‘de-humanised’ and reduced to her age. Here is how benevolent ageism shows up in our society.
Earlier this year, a deepfake impersonating Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy spread on social media – with Zelenskyy supposedly asking Ukrainians to surrender to Russia.
Olivia Rodrigo performs at the Glastonbury Festival in June 2022.
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Through stitches, duets and green screens, Olivia Rodrigo showcases the postmodern appeal of today’s popular music
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TikTok has admitted its Chinese employees have access to user data collected outside China.
Netflix and TikTok were both first-movers, but unlike larger businesses they haven’t diversified their services very much. It seems they’re starting with gaming.
TikTok is increasingly the social media of choice for older people who enthusiastically reject socially constructed notions of old age.
Greg Jacob, who was counsel to former Vice President Mike Pence, and Michael Luttig, a retired federal judge, testified about the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
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Today’s media landscape is a far cry from the days of Watergate. A media scholar looks at the challenge the Jan. 6 committee faces in getting the hearings to break through in the age of TikTok.
Amber Heard and Johnny Depp appear in a Virginia courtroom on May 16, 2022 during their trial.
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Intimate details of Johnny Depp and Amber Heard’s marriage – including sex abuse – featured during their defamation trial. There’s a long history of popular trials showcasing relationships gone bad.
It’s one thing to get ‘likes’ on a video of a cute dog or a photo of your weekend adventures – but another to create content that fosters understanding of complex topics.
In this new work at Melbourne’s Rising Festival, Anything & Everything lets kids tell us how they see themselves and the world around them.
Running Up That Hill had a prominent moment in the new season of Netflix’s Stranger Things – and now it’s being played on commercial radio and being discovered by a younger audience.
TikTok can be used as a tool to educate and has been a space for sharing information during major events.
In today’s episode we take a look at how TikTok can be used as a tool to educate and has been a space for sharing information during major events in the last two years.
On Sunday, popular American singer-songwriter Halsey shared a video calling out their label for demanding a viral TikTok before releasing a new song. The video went viral.
Humour is now part of the modern election campaign. Facebook and TikTok have become joke battlegrounds.
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Pre-pandemic, reading rates among teenagers were falling. But BookTok, a subculture of social media platform TikTok, has made teens read more often – and influences what they read. Here’s how it works.
The duo ‘Barlow and Bear,’ made up of singer Abigail Barlow and composer Emily Bear, won the 2022 Grammy Award for best musical theatre album for ‘The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical,’ shared over TikTok.
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Although a Grammy win for a TikTok musical was a first, musical theatre has always circulated through networks of media, popular culture and fandom.