Hi, I'm Téa

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The Politics of Digital

We need to talk about the gentrification of the left.

Some time ago, around 2016, I threw myself into an online “debate” that, in retrospect, I wasn’t prepared for. As a lifelong lefty and feminist, I saw a sudden shift in the way people were interacting with each other online, particularly around feminism and politics. It had turned ugly. Admittedly, the internet has always been pretty nasty, but it was

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The Politics of Digital

Some thoughts for the confused about why I do what I do.

I study the Internet. I have always studied the Internet. I am an expert on its interpersonal, psychological and political impact. I write with a personal and casual style, because I want my work to be accessible and engaging, but I am still a researcher/analyst.
I thought that was clear.
It would appear that it needs explaining again.

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The Politics of Digital

On “conspiracy theories”.

I have been watching tech companies start to censor groups such as QAnon, and I will tell you now: This is bad. This impacts us all. Yep, I am going to defend QAnon. Not because I agree with them, but precisely because I don’t. We have a major problem with Big Tech, of which QAnon is the latest of a

I do live streams

Fuckwit: The Word of Peace
Fuckwit: The Word of Peace
12:53
Recording all my bits for things
Recording all my bits for things
01:03:41
Rainbow Dildo Butt Monkey, I can't be mad
Rainbow Dildo Butt Monkey, I can't be mad
01:36:20
OMG! Australia Has Fallen! 😂
OMG! Australia Has Fallen! 😂
01:30:29
Transgression: The Problem with Ideology
Transgression: The Problem with Ideology
01:09:57
I’m on TikTok now! And I’ll be back soon 😊
I’m on TikTok now! And I’ll be back soon 😊
12
Sorry, these words are already taken & they're not for you.
Sorry, these words are already taken & they're not for you.
57:08
Principles, Legacy and the Long View.
Principles, Legacy and the Long View.
32:44
Since when was the left "nice"? What? Huh?
Since when was the left "nice"? What? Huh?
01:11:25
Whatever you do, don't throw an umbrella. You may well be radicalised. #freebritney
Whatever you do, don't throw an umbrella. You may well be radicalised. #freebritney
01:32:26
Fist Fighting the Sun Part 2342: The NSA not not spying, and what fresh Monty Python is this?
Fist Fighting the Sun Part 2342: The NSA not not spying, and what fresh Monty Python is this?
01:40:28
I got chills, they're multiplying, and they're seizing control....
I got chills, they're multiplying, and they're seizing control....
02:25:10
n00bs to the Moon: Episode 3 - Not Fungiby What?
n00bs to the Moon: Episode 3 - Not Fungiby What?
01:26:44
n00bs to the Moon: Episode 3 - Sell the Dips
n00bs to the Moon: Episode 3 - Sell the Dips
01:09:48
About UFOs (but not really)
About UFOs (but not really)
48:03
The world of the upside down
The world of the upside down
01:27:46
n00bs to the Moon: Episode 2 - Welcome to Crypto, Kiddo
n00bs to the Moon: Episode 2 - Welcome to Crypto, Kiddo
01:15:53
Not politically homeless - Cont'd
Not politically homeless - Cont'd
36:38
Not 'politically homeless', there's squatters in my house.
Not 'politically homeless', there's squatters in my house.
09:27
The Rise (and Fall) of Clubhouse
The Rise (and Fall) of Clubhouse
50:29
n00bs to the Moon: Episode 1 - N00b
n00bs to the Moon: Episode 1 - N00b
01:03:59
Oh Good Lord: CIA So Woke. It's a (Literal) Weapon.
Oh Good Lord: CIA So Woke. It's a (Literal) Weapon.
01:52
Can't Stop, Won't Stop: All About #GameStop
Can't Stop, Won't Stop: All About #GameStop
01:49:06
Caitlyn Jenner & the Empathy Gap
Caitlyn Jenner & the Empathy Gap
42:23
(Do-Over) Weapons of Mass Distraction: The Curious Case of Joe Rogan
(Do-Over) Weapons of Mass Distraction: The Curious Case of Joe Rogan
01:20:37
Weapons of Mass Distraction: The Curious Case of Joe Rogan
Weapons of Mass Distraction: The Curious Case of Joe Rogan
20:22
We're Going to Candy Mountain, Charlie: More on Meme Flooding.
We're Going to Candy Mountain, Charlie: More on Meme Flooding.
01:34:06
Dark Influencers Playbook 101: Nudging, GameStop, DOGE and Politics.
Dark Influencers Playbook 101: Nudging, GameStop, DOGE and Politics.
01:39:38
The notes power doesn't play, and the words power doesn't say. That's the take away.
The notes power doesn't play, and the words power doesn't say. That's the take away.
01:01:44
Round 2 of Birthday & Doge
Round 2 of Birthday & Doge
03:16:10
It's my birthday and #dogecoin is going nuts, so...
It's my birthday and #dogecoin is going nuts, so...
12:35
Say hello to Elmer FUDD: Fear, Uncertainty, Doubt, Division. #gamestop #propaganda #disinformation
Say hello to Elmer FUDD: Fear, Uncertainty, Doubt, Division. #gamestop #propaganda #disinformation
01:20:43
Guess who's back
Guess who's back
01:39:53
Start out with the Declaration of the Internet, end up roasting Anonymous. Because cool. #clips
Start out with the Declaration of the Internet, end up roasting Anonymous. Because cool. #clips
02:15
Why Elon Musk loves #dogecoin and #blockchain #shorts #jokes
Why Elon Musk loves #dogecoin and #blockchain #shorts #jokes
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Why is it called Canon in Art History? #shorts #clip
Why is it called Canon in Art History? #shorts #clip
01:20
Can women own #Bitcoin? From Doge to NFTs & how #crypto probably made my kidneys bleed.
Can women own #Bitcoin? From Doge to NFTs & how #crypto probably made my kidneys bleed.
02:35:28
Facebook bans Australian News - with Sam Ikin
Facebook bans Australian News - with Sam Ikin
01:27:41
It's FINALLY time for me to talk about this #dogecoin & #robinhood thing.
It's FINALLY time for me to talk about this #dogecoin & #robinhood thing.
01:08:30
Why #wallstreetbets & #dogecoin is important (and I'm not crazy...) 💎🙌
Why #wallstreetbets & #dogecoin is important (and I'm not crazy...) 💎🙌
32:27
GameStop, WallStreetBets and Dogecoin: the Raid Boss for the Culture Wars.
GameStop, WallStreetBets and Dogecoin: the Raid Boss for the Culture Wars.
02:38:52
Happy Tuesday! Symptoms vs Root Cause, on Wokism and why it isn't "the left".
Happy Tuesday! Symptoms vs Root Cause, on Wokism and why it isn't "the left".
01:26:03
I Remembered Why I Quit Politics. Tuesday 19th January 2021.
I Remembered Why I Quit Politics. Tuesday 19th January 2021.
01:36:56
Fill Your Brains, Dial It Back, Mum Says STOP IT I don't care who started it
Fill Your Brains, Dial It Back, Mum Says STOP IT I don't care who started it
02:12
Creme Eggs & Grease [Clip]
Creme Eggs & Grease [Clip]
05:56
See You Next Tuesday - Scheduled Stream 12 Jan 2021
See You Next Tuesday - Scheduled Stream 12 Jan 2021
02:07:26
Welcome to the Fisher Price Internet
Welcome to the Fisher Price Internet
27:32
#BoycottWalmart for Accidental Tweets and Other Stuff That Probably Didn't Happen.
#BoycottWalmart for Accidental Tweets and Other Stuff That Probably Didn't Happen.
29:37
Leaves are Fuckwits - How to be Zen During Lockdown Like Me
Leaves are Fuckwits - How to be Zen During Lockdown Like Me
03:22
See You Next Tuesday - Scheduled Stream 5 January 2021
See You Next Tuesday - Scheduled Stream 5 January 2021
02:12:20

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Digital, Marketing & Business

Ad Blocking is Immoral.

Okay, first up, calm down. I am sure you are a good person. I am sure that you use Ad Blockers for all the right