Category Archives for Snapchat

Snapchat erases protests and diversity in its White Australia version of Australia Day

Snapchat’s live stories usually present the world in a way that emphasises diversity, tolerance and respect for different races, religions and sexualities. But sometimes they fail miserably – like in the Live Story about yesterday’s Australia Day, which is now … Continue reading

27. January 2017 by Jill
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What Does the Inauguration Look Like On Snapchat?

[16:42 Norway time Jan 20, 2017: I’ll update this post if more Inauguration-related content appears on Snapchat – and do let me know if there is content in the US that I can’t see here in Norway!] I’m interested in … Continue reading

20. January 2017 by Jill
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Results from a survey of 35 Norwegian high school students about their use of Snapchat stories

Earlier this month, I met a class of high school students to learn more about how they use Snapchat stories. I already blogged about my impressions from our discussion – today I want to share the results from the survey the … Continue reading

27. June 2016 by Jill
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What high school students think about Snapchat stories

Update June 28: Here is the dataset of my survey of these students on Google Sheets or download it from Figshare. Feel free to use it but please let me know!! Anders and I are researching Snapchat stories. Mostly we’re watching hundreds … Continue reading

02. June 2016 by Jill
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How the Snapchat Live Story from Norwegian high school graduates’ festival in Stavanger spread around the world

Snapchat’s Live Stories are stories that Snapchat curates from snaps submitted by users who are in a location temporarily designated as a Live Story area, and they are usually about festivals, sports events, elections or special celebrations. Sometimes (quite often?) … Continue reading

10. May 2016 by Jill
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