Willian Fernandes Araújo

Journalist with a master’s degree in Cultural Processes and Manifestations from Feevale University. He’s also a PhD candidate in Communication and Information at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS/Brasil). Currently, he was a Visiting Scholar at Mediaccions (March to December/2015) advised by Professor Elisenda Ardèvol (mediaccions # Digital Culture research group). Current research focuses on the Facebook News Feed with a qualitative approach  including such diverse elements as actor-network theory, material semiotics, software studies and critical studies of social media. His research interests are social media, technolgical imaginary, and algorithms.