social media


Social Media and Emotion | Reuben J. Swallow

Online media is characterised by its immediacy alone. This immediacy can refer to the speed at which information spreads, such as The Washington Post sharing more than one story every two minutes compared with...


Twitter Should Not Be Free | Bluebeard

The philosophy underpinning our understanding of the internet is fundamentally utopian. Perhaps as a reaction to the dominance of the political right towards the end of the 20th century, the first pioneers of ‘cyberspace’ envisaged it...


The Twitter Purge | Jordan Page

Twitter has come under fire after they conducted one of the biggest account purges ever, which included the inevitable deactivation of Donald Trump’s personal account. Thousands upon thousands of accounts were removed, in an...