Category Archives: Internet culture

Twitter rumors: retweeting, misinformation, and amateurs

Today was an interesting experience on Twitter. Somehow, a whole bunch of people latched onto a few one-year-old newspaper articles about the California Supreme Court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage, and interpreted the articles as news that they had … Continue reading

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notes from the interblags

It’s been a while since I’ve done a link-dump, but it’s probably time. Most of the stuff I read now gets linked to from my Twitter account. • Slate’s new women’s website doesn’t seem very feminist according to Feministing—or perhaps … Continue reading

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In cased you missed it (the Internet seems in an uproar around this), but has removed the sales rankings from many gay and lesbian texts, claiming, as I understand it, that they are adult content. Jezebel has a discussion … Continue reading

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This is a funny little commentary on microblogging (via the philosophist): My favorite line: “At first I was like, there is no ‘I’ in ‘nanoblogging,’ but yeah, there is.”

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different discourses for different folks

Lots of folks are talking about their old high school friends, classmates, and even enemies friending them on Facebook. One of my old high school friends recently friended me, after we hadn’t talked in five years (since our five year … Continue reading

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