Ah, Norway. Land of universal health care, widespread wealth, true democracy, and excellent design. In keeping with that last one, the country’s central bank unveiled plans this week for some of the coolest currency we’ve seen in a long time.
Over a few days in February 2014, a revolution took place in Ukraine. How was this exceptional event reflected in user-generated media shared on Instagram in Kiev? What can visual social media tell us about the experiences of thousands of people and life in their city during a social upheaval?
While other researchers and journalists have used quantitative analysis of social media during social protests and uprisings, this is the first project to focus on Instagram.