Communities and Social Media

How social media such as Twitter and Discord can help individuals with mental illness and build communities online

Abstract Social media plays a huge role in people‚Äôs daily life. It has a huge potential of bringing individuals together and can create a specific community such as mental health, where people can talk about their problems and be in a community with the similar problems. There are a few reasons why social media can be a benefit for people who are suffering with mental health. One of the reasons are smooth social interactions. People who have difficulty interacting face to face can feel much Read more […]

Online Networks and Social Change

Social Commentary YouTube: Performance of civic agency in the 21st Century

Abstract In the wake of summer 2020, the internet saw multiple movements, for instance, Black Lives Matter as well as #FreeBritney gain momentum. This paper asserts Social Commentary YouTube scene as a contemporary force for civic engagements and analyses its role in supporting social change relative to those movements. There is a definite growth of popularity for this genre with YouTubers such as D’Angelo Wallace, being regarded as respected and genuine commentators who employ thorough research Read more […]