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Hacking Hate: Building Collective Narratives of Resistance and Movements

Posted Fri 17 Jun 2022 - 02:12 | 2,061 views

The internet is a space for dissent and democracy but there is no doubt that it has also given space and amplified religion-based hate speech against communities and people. In this editorial Dhyta explores what is hate and what is hate speech, the failure and profit for the state and technology corporations to not address hate speech or to hold anybody accountable, and finally what are the…

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Why do digital studies so often overlook digital cultures studies?

Posted Tue 7 Nov 2023 - 10:53 | 88 views

This article highlights the need for a balanced approach to understand the intricate social dynamics of the digital world. Fungai Machirori reflects on her podcast journey, emphasizing the value of exploring the social dimensions of digital interactions. The article encourages readers to embrace diverse knowledge systems and promote dialogue in this evolving space.

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How Meghan Markle Speaking Xhosa Helps Promote Africans’ Digital Agency

Posted Thu 6 Jul 2023 - 05:17 | 127 views
Beauty filters drastically impact young South Asian women's self-esteem. Illustration by Nadège

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Mirror, Mirror on the Phone: How Social Media Beauty Filters Impact South Asian Women

Posted Thu 15 Sep 2022 - 06:24 | 2,467 views

Young women in South Asia struggle with the society's obsession of fair skin and eurocentric features all their lives, so beauty filters on social media apps have been providing them what many home remedies have failed to offer. But how are these tech solutions impacting their self-esteem? Areej Akhtar discusses.