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  • ‘And a Fury of tweets came back at her’

    ‘And a Fury of tweets came back at her’

    This post delves into the phenomenon of Twitter-shaming. It discusses outbursts of fury on the platform that take the form of proper manhunts realized through retweets, hashtags, and at-signs, and that raise the question of institutionalized intervention.
  • The Rage and The Machine

    The Rage and The Machine

    Can a retweet be a criminal offense? Yes, say judges in a recent verdict in the The Hague 'Context-case,' which deals with the question of 'incitement' in the use of social media by terrorist organizations. And what does this say about Twitter?