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"You're my best friend."

The COVID-19 pandemic was a time of unexpected isolation for many, as well as a time fraught with uncertainty. In this article, we explore how many turned to playful online communities across a number of social media platforms as a place of connection and support.

By Kathryn E. Ringland, Christine T. Wolf, January 2022

PDF | HTML | In the Digital Library

Digital and physical barriers to changing identities

Social media sites often erect barriers to changing identities online, which can be similar to physical world barriers faced by marginalized groups. How can social media be designed to enable rather than constrain life changes?

By Oliver L. Haimson, December 2017

PDF | HTML | In the Digital Library