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The Social Media Bubble Economy

From teeth-whitening kits and vegan smoothies to obscure unoriginal clothing and trendy restaurants, you cannot go on Instagram and avoid being berated by advertisements. I am not talking about ads sold by Instagram and forced on users, I am talking about Instagram users selling their pages out to companies for free products and discounts. 900 more words

Popular Culture

The Challenges of the Bubble

When writing the social media communications plan for Bursting the Bubble, I was hit by a thought;

“If the social media bubble is an obstacle for the audience reach of activist media, it will certainly be an obstacle for us too.” 116 more words

Walk away from the web!

I guess I’m old-fashioned: I don’t see the internet as something that’s ever-present and instantly accessible; for me it’s something I can still walk away from because that’s pretty much how I first experienced it. 635 more words


Fake news and articles you’re sure to agree with

The era of fake news and social media has presented itself as a challenging new world for journalism whereby articles are targeted towards a specific audience, sometimes even resulting in purposely misleading publications. 710 more words


Outside My Liberal Bubble

Margaret Jones, 12/4/16

Like millions of Americans, I woke up early the Wednesday following election day and immediately turned to my phone to read what I was sure was going to be terrible news. 1,283 more words

Presidential Election

Thanksgiving 2016: Time for an Unconventional Playbook

If 2016 has taught us anything, it’s to screw conventional wisdom. I mean, the Cubs won the World Series for the first time in 108 years, so that pretty much sums it up. 1,078 more words

Paradigm Shift