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Social Text (2012) 30 (2 (111)): 99–119.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Robert W. Gehl This paper argues that the failure of MySpace and the rise of Facebook in the social networking site market is due in part to the degrees in which either site associates users, technology, and marketers into a successful “real software abstraction.” Real software abstraction...
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Published: 01 September 2017
Figure 3 Facebook page “Defending Lester and Alex Occupying Wushan HeHe Group.” Screenshot courtesy of the author More
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 113–116.
Published: 01 March 2018
... to cause change. Currently, though, there’s an abundance of knowledge, and of media, about how fucked up the world is. A variety of texts—memes on “Weird Facebook,” Claudia Rankine’s Citizen , and journalism about Dana Schutz’s painting Open Casket —register frustration with assumptions that the Left can...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (4 (157)): 37–60.
Published: 01 December 2023
... of one of the survivors of the wreck, and the Facebook story of drowned South African cadet Akhona Marara Felicity Geveza, the essay centers the nonevent that unfolded in the wake of the supposed catastrophe. It focuses on the role of economic extraction in creating the historically entangled Indian...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 45–54.
Published: 01 March 2018
... . “ How He Used Facebook to Win .” New York Review of Books , 8 June . www.nybooks.com/articles/2017/06/08/how-trump-used-facebook-to-win/ . Knight Heather . 2017 . “ Tesla Autopilot Review: Bikers Will Die .” Medium , 27 May . medium.com/startup-grind/tesla-autopilot-review-bikers...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (3 (132)): 71–94.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Figure 3 Facebook page “Defending Lester and Alex Occupying Wushan HeHe Group.” Screenshot courtesy of the author ...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (2 (123)): 99–120.
Published: 01 June 2015
... twenty thousand people had joined a Facebook group called please don’t jump that was created in response to the postcard; within seven days, membership had reached past sixty thousand.42 Members of please don’t jump took to the group’s...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (3 (144)): 55–82.
Published: 01 September 2020
... and the digital humanities come together to analyze such phenomenon as the Israel Defense Forces’ murder of Omar Sajadiyya when retrieving soldiers who strayed into a refugee camp due to a Waze navigation error, 15 or Facebook suspending accounts of Palestinian journalists, 16 and Hewlett-Packard...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (4 (113)): 25–53.
Published: 01 December 2012
... that encourages sexual open- ness and alcohol consumption) and Youssef’s credentials to interpret the Qur’an better than Ahmad Ibn Hanbal (all the while “dressed up like Naomi Campbell20 The song went viral on Facebook and YouTube and polarized...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 117–123.
Published: 01 December 2014
... the mere recuperation or reappropriation of defunct or problematic objects. Indeed, a conversation about whether or not to discard the reparative ignited a comment war on Sara Ahmed’s Facebook page a few months back — another indication of why postmil- lenials are fleeing the social networking site...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 121–147.
Published: 01 December 2021
..., Duterte's tenure assembles power based on a culture of fear, threatening detractors with rape, death, and other forms of violence. In October 2020 the de facto leader of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Conflict, Lt. Gen. Antonio Parlade, took to Facebook to make veiled threats of sexual...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (1 (150)): 135–155.
Published: 01 March 2022
.... The social media channels of FGF on Facebook and Twitter were instrumental for reaching a large audience, alongside physical venues to spread flyers and posters with the help of sympathetic campaigns and movements. Virtual info meetings on YouTube provided an easy way to broadcast information, to gather...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 103–105.
Published: 01 March 2018
... system of cooperatives where participants have equity in the platforms rather than line themselves up for the deterriorialized factory work in the stations provided by Facebook, Google, Snapchat, and the like. Here and now, there are collectives of activists, poets, visionaries, and migrants...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (4 (141)): 77–93.
Published: 01 December 2019
... of free labor (with Facebook as the dominant figure). Stories of Foxconn workers’ suicides and the speedup of the assembly line are taken to speak for conditions of digital labor in Asia more broadly. Instead of regional, historical, political specificity and historical contingency, the obsession...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (4 (145)): 49–76.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., and sadness that invariably surface when addressing the experiences of communities of color under racial capitalism. 18 Firstpost , “List of Indian Academicians Accused of Sexual Harassment.” 19 Menon, “Statement by Feminists on Facebook Campaign to ‘Name and Shame.’” 20 Anasuya...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 21–44.
Published: 01 June 2016
... encroachments on our private lives by the United States of Capitalism, our self-appointed defenders are now Google, Apple, and Facebook. Their “principled” if less than half-hearted stand against the NSA (the FBI, the pentagon, the police, etc.) to protect our privacy amounts to only a battle among the many...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (2 (147)): 1–23.
Published: 01 June 2021
... social networks such as Facebook. 14 The latter's interface was created for personal-computer use and boasted initial users exclusively from elite institutions. Because of the social network's initial roll out to prestigious .edu email addresses—indeed, to harvard.edu addresses only at first...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 95–101.
Published: 01 March 2018
... to create a valuable entity that drives profitable activity; so must data be broken down, analyzed for it to have value.” 4 While Google and Facebook first provided massive demonstrations of the value of data by using it to generate advertising revenue, corporate interests are now eagerly collecting...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 147–151.
Published: 01 December 2015
... on the US Census of 1900, the historic low point of the indigenous population in North America. This “Facebook of the dead” permits visitors to share stories about native peo- ples in 1900 and to upload relevant documents and photographs. eHistory...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 73–79.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., it also demands an up-to-the-moment analysis of how digitally networked communicativity enables long-existing racial hierarchies and violences to meet new horizons of con-testation. A slogan and a hashtag that crystallized out of a 2013 Facebook update by Alicia Garza titled “A Love Note to Black People...