We’ve dealt with pandemics before, but never have we also been so globally connected. If we as the consumers of media don’t push back against the stream of propaganda and misinformation, we’re enabling it and as a result, doing a disservice to everyone on our social media.
Warning: This article gets a bit dark. Once, while scrolling Facebook a notification popped up, prompting me to “assign a legacy contact”. The assigned person, it said, would have control over my account in the event of my death. I shrugged and followed the prompts, automatically assigning my bestie to the position of “account heir”.Continue reading “Instagram’s New Memorialisation Feature is a Matter of Life & Death”