All the Feels

Project Description

We are researchers from a range of disciplines gathered to employ different methodological approaches to explore how young people make sense of their social media use. We’re studying data gathered from 2012-2017 from youth who conducted auto-ethnographies of their own lived experience of social media. These youth have generated unique insights about their own social media experiences. Their rich and nuanced accounts offer more depth than what is typically collected through traditional qualitative methods such as interviews, surveys or media-trace content analyses. Our research goal is to explore their multimedia narrative accounts to highlight some of the ways youth define the internet, express how they feel, and live their lives in a digitally-saturated era.

 

Primary Researchers

Annette Markham

Annette Markham

Professor MSO

Information Studies

Aarhus University, Denmark

Katrin Tiidenberg

Katrin Tiidenberg

Associate Professor

Social Media and Visual Culture

Tallinn University, Estonia

Mads Middelboe Rehder

Mads Middelboe Rehder

Assistant Professor

Research and Development

University College Copenhagen, Denmark

Associated Researchers

Jannek K. Sommer

Jannek K. Sommer

PhD Fellow

Institut for Marketing & Management

University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

Sarah Schorr

Sarah Schorr

PhD Fellow

Department of Aesthetics and Communication

Aarhus University, Denmark

Ramona Dremjluga

Ramona Dremjluga

Researcher

Baltic Film, Media, Arts and Communications School

Tallinn University, Estonia

Gabriel Pereira

Gabriel Pereira

PhD Fellow

Department of Digital Design and Information Studies

Aarhus University, Denmark

Kseniia Kalugina

Kseniia Kalugina

Integration Architect

Service-Oriented Architecture

Denmark

Kristjan Maalt

Kristjan Maalt

Researcher

Digital Living

Aarhus University, Denmark

Camilla Lindner

Camilla Lindner

Freelance journalist and Master’s student

Aarhus University, Denmark

Ilaria Giolo

Ilaria Giolo

Master

Information Studies, Digital Living

Aarhus University, Denmark

Project Posts

All the Feels: making sense of Snapchat and Instagram

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?

Interdisciplinarity and the future of the workplace

Interdisciplinarity and the future of the workplace

Individual interdisciplinarity is indeed exciting, interesting and useful. But a single thinker can’t contain the knowledge from different disciplines and synthesise it with new approaches to social problems. We need collective interdisciplinarity.

Workshops & Exhibitions

Interdisciplinarity and the future of the workplace

Interdisciplinarity and the future of the workplace

Individual interdisciplinarity is indeed exciting, interesting and useful. But a single thinker can’t contain the knowledge from different disciplines and synthesise it with new approaches to social problems. We need collective interdisciplinarity.