Regramming the Platform: Infrastructural Relations between Apps and Social Media

We just published a new article (open access­čöô): Carolin Gerlitz, Anne Helmond, Fernando van der Vlist, and Esther Weltevrede (alphabetical). ÔÇťRegramming the Platform: Infrastructural Relations between Apps and Social Media.ÔÇŁ Computational Culture 7 (2019). http://computationalculture.net/regramming-the-platform Abstract In this article, we empirically analyse the infrastructural relations between mobile apps and social media platforms and present a… Read more Regramming the Platform: Infrastructural Relations between Apps and Social Media

The Data Sprint Approach: Exploring the field of Digital Humanities through AmazonÔÇÖs Application Programming Interface

My┬áco-authored┬áarticle with David M. Berry, Erik Borra, Jean-Christophe Plantin and Jill Walker Rettberg on “The Data Sprint Approach: Exploring the field of Digital Humanities through AmazonÔÇÖs Application Programming Interface”┬áhas been published in┬áDigital Humanities Quarterly,┬áVolume┬á9┬áNumber┬á4. Abstract This paper documents the results of an intensive “data sprint” method for undertaking data and algorithmic work using application programming… Read more The Data Sprint Approach: Exploring the field of Digital Humanities through AmazonÔÇÖs Application Programming Interface

Over liveness, realtime en de politieke economie van sociale media platformen op Radio Swammerdam, AmsterdamFM

Deze ochtend was ik samen met Dr. Karin van Es┬á(UU) te gast bij Radio Swammerdam, het┬áwetenschapsprogramma van AmsterdamFM, om te praten over liveness,┬árealtime, APIs en de politieke economie van sociale media platformen. Karin sprak over haar proefschrift ‘The Paradox of Liveness. From the Broadcast Media Era to the Social Media Era’ (vanaf 09:26 minuten) en… Read more Over liveness, realtime en de politieke economie van sociale media platformen op Radio Swammerdam, AmsterdamFM

The Platformization of the Web: Making Web Data Platform Ready

My article on ‘The Platformization of the Web: Making Web Data Platform Ready‘ has been published in the first issue of the new (open access) journal Social Media + Society. Abstract ´┐╝´┐╝´┐╝´┐╝´┐╝´┐╝´┐╝´┐╝In this article, I inquire into FacebookÔÇÖs development as a platform by situating it within the transformation of social network sites into social media… Read more The Platformization of the Web: Making Web Data Platform Ready

MIT8 Talk: Exploring the Boundaries of a Website. Using the Internet Archive to Study Historical Web Ecologies

Slides and notes from my conference presentation “Exploring the Boundaries of a Website. Using the Internet Archive to Study Historical Web Ecologies” at┬áMiT8: public media, private media. May 3-5, 2013 at MIT, Cambridge, MA. 1. IÔÇÖm Anne, a PhD candidate and lecturer in New Media and Digital Culture at the University of Amsterdam. I am… Read more MIT8 Talk: Exploring the Boundaries of a Website. Using the Internet Archive to Study Historical Web Ecologies

I’m violating Twitter’s Display Guidelines

Recently there has been quite some turmoil in the blogosphere concerning Twitter’s upcoming API changes. While reading the blogpost announcing some of the changes I noted that Twitter would be shifting from Display Guidlines to Display Requirements. When reading the current Display Guidelines I noticed that I am currently violating these guidelines by displaying tweets… Read more I’m violating Twitter’s Display Guidelines

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