From ‘starvemaxxing’ and ‘edgemaxxing’ to ‘whitemaxxing’ – young men and boys are being bombarded with a plethora of problematic content online.
Do you remember the bizarre Salad Fingers videos from the early 2000s? They inspired a whole genre of genre-less online videos.
What did Australians do online in the 1990s? Shared bioinformatics data, made cyberfeminist zines, cruised the information superhighway …
Non-playable characters, or NPCs, are taking TikTok by storm – a trend where people pretend to be background video game characters for profit.
As of this weekend, users can ‘buy’ a verification badge on Twitter for just US$8. This problematic system will have widespread consequences.
The age of the free speech free-for-all is over – but public online spaces are possible.
Fast-moving viral memes create space for low-stakes, humorous and wholesome engagement on often toxic social media platforms
The video game community on Twitch has taken a massive interest in chess. The young, irreverent gamers and the ancient world of chess are both transforming as their cultures collide.
The lockdown has seen Italy’s urban life shift to new spaces.
There are a few simple tricks anyone can use.
Mapping Web usage shows a new picture of the Internet, one without its core in the West, but rather a mosaic of online regional cultures that mirror offline regional cultural identities.