“she/her; [insert college] ’22; knitter, lover, and professional funny guy”: Identity and Selfhood in the Twittersphere

On Twitter, identity gets a little funky. As a digital space with over 200 million users from almost every country, every gender identity, every ethnicity, every political orientation, every level of dis/ability, and countless reiterations of any bad take you can think of, sometimes it seems like anything goes. Twitter gives people the autonomy to … Continue reading “she/her; [insert college] ’22; knitter, lover, and professional funny guy”: Identity and Selfhood in the Twittersphere

Disillusionment with Celebrities in the Time of Quarantine

Like thousands of other Americans, celebrities have found themselves stuck at home under mandatory quarantine during the COVID-19 outbreak. And like the rest of us ordinary people, they have latched onto social media to stay connected and informed with the world. But that’s where many similarities stop. There has been widespread backlash against celebrities and … Continue reading Disillusionment with Celebrities in the Time of Quarantine