Author name: Katrin Tiidenberg

All the Feels: making sense of Snapchat and Instagram

Given the ubiquity of networked visuals, and their importance in constructing identities, social entities (i.e. families); attributing meaning or value to different categories or phenomena (i.e. what is beautiful, feminine) – it is important we understand how visual social media is made sense of by users. How do young people make sense of their own practices on and with visual social media apps like Snapchat and Instagram?

All the feels

NSFW as method

How might the #NSFW tag and concept function as a metaphor for method? This blog emerges from a question Annette asked me while we were driving a minivan through Stig-Larssonesque Scandinavian landscape: “what is the #NSFW tag? A striptease? A tease?”

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