Tag Archives: internet fandom

How to Deal with Bullying in Fandoms

Wanderers, as much as fandom is an escape from reality, a safe haven for our creative urges, sometimes less…welcome behaviours slip in. I am, of course, talking about bullying. Bullying is a serious matter, whether it be in person, online, … Continue reading

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Why Use a Pseud?

Now, this might seem a little hypocritical of me, since my other article this issue is all about being proud of the skills you’ve acquired in fandom, but I’m going to take a while to look at why many fans … Continue reading

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How to Engage with Tumblr Fandoms

Wanderers, we have previously discussed social networking with people you’re a fan of. This time around, we’re going to think about another aspect of social networking – interacting with people who are also fans of people or things you’re a … Continue reading

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Just Because It’s Online Doesn’t Mean Normal Rules Don’t Apply

There was a bit of a kick up in the One Direction fandom not so long ago when the magazine GQ released their variant September issue covers featuring the boys of the band, and a memorable quote from each from … Continue reading

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The Internet and Entertainment: Part Four – Archives

In this four-part series, we’ve looked at how the internet has affected the way we experience and enjoy entertainment like books, films and shows. Technological advances in the last few decades have transformed the way we interact with the world. … Continue reading

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Social Networking with People You’re a Fan Of

It’s fantastic that some of our favourite cast members/band members/assorted other famous people have openly-acknowledged social media presences that anyone can interact with. But how do we make sure they stick around and enjoy the experience? Once again, Wanderers, we … Continue reading

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The Internet and Entertainment: Part Three – Social Media

In this four-part series, we look at how the internet has affected the way we experience and enjoy entertainment like books, films and shows. Technological advances in the last few decades have transformed the way we interact with the world. … Continue reading

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The Internet and Entertainment: Part Two – Transformative Works

In this four-part series, we look at how the internet has affected the way we experience and enjoy entertainment like books, films and shows. Technological advances in the last few decades have transformed the way we interact with the world. … Continue reading

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The Internet and Entertainment: Part One – The Watchalong

In this four-part series, we’ll look at how the internet has affected the way we experience and enjoy entertainment like books, films and shows. Technological advances in the last few decades have transformed the way we interact with the world. … Continue reading

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The Fine Line Between Viewer and Fan

We’re going to be talking a lot about fandom; we are Fandom Wanderers, after all. So we thought it might be a good time to stop and think about what we mean when we call ourselves – and others – … Continue reading

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