Marc Stumpel

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Marc Stumpel is a new media researcher, blogger and (intern) producer -for the Unlike Us Amsterdam event- at the Institute of Network Cultures. He holds a MA degree in New Media and Culture from the University of Amsterdam (2009-2010), and a Bachelor of Communication & Multimedia Design, Business & Organisation, Interactive Media at the Hoogeschool van Amsterdam (2005-2009). His main research interest is the antagonism within the political and economic dimensions of digital culture, especially in relation to social media. Being a privacy/user-control advocate, he is concerned with the development of alternative social networking spaces and techniques. He is involved in the FB Resistance project and has written his master’s dissertation the Politics of Social Media, focussing on control and resistance in relation to Facebook.