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Forms of resistance

by Juan Martín Prada With the expansion of “social media”, the design of forms of human relationships has become the primary instrumental base of the new economic production. The companies that manage these media produce interpersonal relationships and social life in a highly profitable strategy based on the blurring of economics and communication, from which [...]

Identity as a multilayered self in web 2.0 environments

by Alessandro Ludovico The dissolution of the ‘identity’ as we used to know it (before the networks) has led to an ongoing fragmented and fast evolution. In the networked era identities can be formed by extremely varied and juxtaposed layers of the enriched self. This process derives from the constant mediation that internet applies to [...]

Tag ties and affective spies

by Daphne Dragona subjectivity – collectivity – production – consumption – exposure – surveillance – affection – exploitation – participation – resistance… The social web, commonly known as web 2.0, is characterized by promises and contradictions. In the new public spaces of the social platforms, people meet, communicate, interact and inter-define themselves while they are [...]

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