Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

Date of Degree


Document Type

Capstone Project

Degree Name



Digital Humanities


Michelle A. McSweeney

Subject Categories

Digital Humanities


digital, sustainability, identity


The goal of this digital capstone is to provide the viewer with an exploratory experience designed to untangle some the ramifications of owning and using a social media account. Through the help of a journal that assumes the form of a timeline, this digital capstone illustrates how some of the technologies that power fashionable and successful ways of capturing and sharing personal moments online have hidden roots in environmental issues, communities’ exploitation, political and regulatory decisions, data surveillance practices, and psychological and emotional conditions, especially in adolescents.

stevanella_my_capstone-main.zip (462 kB)
Export of GitHub repo at time of deposit

digital_capstone_gs-20230522012113.warc (517 kB)
Archived website as a WARC file, created using Conifer – web archive player available at https://replayweb.page/

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