Tag Archives: sexism

Let’s Be Abominable Feminists: Yeti: Campus Stories and Sexism in the Digital College Party Scene

Abstract: Social media and mobile apps are increasingly a part of college culture and are being mobilized in the college party scene. Through the use of digital ethnography, this paper focuses on the app Yeti: Campus Stories to explore the role of social media apps in digital college party culture in perpetuating and potentially challenging … Continue reading Let’s Be Abominable Feminists: Yeti: Campus Stories and Sexism in the Digital College Party Scene

Editing Diversity In: Reading Diversity Discourses on Wikipedia

By Maggie MacAulay and Rebecca Visser Abstract: Wikipedia has a diversity problem. The encyclopedia that ‘anyone can edit’ can only identify 13% of its editors as women, despite it being the seventh most visited site on the web with over 18 billion page views. Through individual grants, edit-a-thons, blog articles, and international conferences, the Wikimedia Foundation … Continue reading Editing Diversity In: Reading Diversity Discourses on Wikipedia