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Introduction: From Hope to Harambe

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Nagle, A. (2017). Introduction: From Hope to Harambe. In Nagle, A. Kill All Normies: Online Culture Wars from 4chan and Tumblr to Trump and the Alt-Right. Zero Books, pp. 1-9

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Responding to highly mediated tragedies with insensitive pranking and irony had been a staple of online trolling cultures for many years before, but Harambe was the first case attracting such large numbers of people online wanting to get in on the in-joke. It went viral too, because it hit at a time when a particular style of humorless, self-righteous, right-on social media sentimentality had already reached such an absurd peak that the once obscure style of ironic cynical mockery also emerged into more mainstream Internet-culture as a counterforce.

—p.6 by Angela Nagle 1 year, 12 months ago

Responding to highly mediated tragedies with insensitive pranking and irony had been a staple of online trolling cultures for many years before, but Harambe was the first case attracting such large numbers of people online wanting to get in on the in-joke. It went viral too, because it hit at a time when a particular style of humorless, self-righteous, right-on social media sentimentality had already reached such an absurd peak that the once obscure style of ironic cynical mockery also emerged into more mainstream Internet-culture as a counterforce.

—p.6 by Angela Nagle 1 year, 12 months ago

a type of building designed by English philosopher and social theorist Jeremy Bentham in the late 18th century; allows all (pan-) inmates to be observed (-opticon) by a single watchman without the inmates being able to tell whether or not they are being watched

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the de-anonymized social media platforms, where most young people now develop their political ideas for the first time, became a panopticon, in which the mny lived in fear of observation from the eagle eye of an offended organizer of public shaming

—p.8 by Angela Nagle
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1 year, 12 months ago

the de-anonymized social media platforms, where most young people now develop their political ideas for the first time, became a panopticon, in which the mny lived in fear of observation from the eagle eye of an offended organizer of public shaming

—p.8 by Angela Nagle
notable
1 year, 12 months ago