Workshop 3: Designing a new social media platform

In this blogpost series, we discuss our 3 participatory design workshops about social media. The first instalment of the series provides an overview of the research activity. The second instalment is dedicated to workshop 1. The third blogpost is about workshop 2. This fourth one discusses our third and final workshop.  Workshop 1 was mostly about theContinue reading “Workshop 3: Designing a new social media platform”

Workshop 2: Desirable social media futures

In this blogpost series, we discuss our 3 participatory design workshops about social media. The first instalment of the series provides an overview of the workshops. The second instalment talks about workshop 1. In this third post in the series, we will tell you about workshop 2.   While workshop 1 was mostly about the present ofContinue reading “Workshop 2: Desirable social media futures”

Workshop 1: The present of social media

In our previous blogpost, we introduced our 3 participatory design workshops about social media. In this blogpost, we will tell you about our first workshop, which was dedicated to the present of social media.   Our first workshop had 2 main goals: Getting to know each other, and  Becoming familiar with the existing data  GettingContinue reading “Workshop 1: The present of social media”

Reinventing social media

Between January and early May 2022 we were busy organising and running participatory design workshops about social media.  Participatory design is a movement that aims to democratise the process of making technology. Participatory designers believe that all of us should have a say in what technology does and how it behaves. Therefore the objective of our workshopsContinue reading “Reinventing social media”