Research Pitch

Research Question/ Introduction: Social media is changing society, in more than just the way we communicate with each other. A novel and emergent technology, the impacts that social media has on populations, communities and their opinions is profound, but also somewhat undiscovered due to its revolutionary nature. Never before in history have we seen aContinue reading “Research Pitch”

The Final Straw: Social Media and the “Individualisation of Responsibility”

I’m scrolling through Facebook when suddenly, a video catches my eye. It’s a turtle with a straw being extracted from its nose, clearly suffering from a significant amount of discomfort. I look down at the smoothie I’m drinking and immediately feel a sense of penitence at the tiny plastic tube protruding from my cup. InContinue reading “The Final Straw: Social Media and the “Individualisation of Responsibility””