avatarTarleton Gillespie

Principal researcher at Microsoft Research, New England; adjunct associate professor in the Department of Communication and Department of Information Science, Cornell University. @TarletonG

tarleton@microsoft.com

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#trendingistrending: when algorithms become culture

I wanted to share a new essay, “#Trendingistrending: When Algorithms Become Culture” that I’ve just completed for a forthcoming Routledge anthology called Algorithmic Cultures: Essays on Meaning, Performance and New Technologies, edited by Robert Seyfert and Jonathan Roberge. My aim is to focus on the various “trending algorithms” that populate social media platforms, consider what they do as a set, and then […]

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new articles from CD contributors!

Always nice when it finally makes it into print! Here are a few articles that have just come out, from people who have contributed to Culture Digitally.   Hector Postigo, The socio-technical architecture of digital labor: Converting play into YouTube money New Media & Society 2016; 18:332-349 Zizi Papacharissi, Affective publics and structures of storytelling: sentiment, […]

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New! special issue of Social Media & Society, curated by Culture Digitally! (1/3)

We’re proud to announce the special issue of Social Media & Society, vol. 1 no. 2, curated by and drawing its contributions from Culture Digitally. Culture Digitally and Social Media & Society are, we like to think, cut from the same fabric. For five years now, we have endeavored to gather scholars and practitioners who […]

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