Final Research Essay. Continue reading “网红Wang Hong: A Report on China’s Social Media Microcelebrities”
To people outside China, 网红(Wang Hong) has little meaning. Continue reading “Alternative Proposal for the Final Research Project”
I like fashion, and I like to follow celebrities on Instagram; but it is more than usual that I find the famous women screaming for recognition of their fashion tastes, or purely their audacity, rather than naturally emanating their female charm.
That the cover page campaign of female celebrities has always been heavily airbrushed after photoshoot is no secret. Continue reading “Creative Project: Photoshopping the Female Image”
Once a sentimental teenager myself, Douban has been a substantial part of my inner life. My Douban persona is the most vibrating, intriguing facet of me; or rather, Douban records the quasi-intellectual artsy life I have lived since Nov 20, 2011, the day I registered as a user.
Continue reading “Digital Essay 2: Douban 豆瓣”
By April 2016, WeChat breaks 700 million monthly active users and is quickly catching up to Facebook Messenger, which had 900 million monthly active users by the same time. Continue reading “Digital Essay 1: WeChat vs. Facebook”