Collection Items

  • Archived Web Site
    Facebook Symbols and Chat Emoticons The site serves as an online collection of emoticons and characters for use in text based communication on Facebook. It also includes a collection of emoji art, images created out of patterns of emoji which users can copy and paste to share on their Facebook walls. In this respect, the site provides documentation of vernacular language and communication on the web. Website. electronic |...
    • Date: 2014-10-01
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    Elfwood - Science Fiction and Fantasy Art, FanArt & Stories Elfwood is a popular web-based alternative art gallery and online community devoted to original science fiction and fantasy art and writing. It was started 1 May 1996 by Thomas Abrahamsson and claims to be the largest science fiction and fantasy art site in the world. Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Date: 2006-09-29
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    Fanlore The Fanlore wiki is a collaborative site which documents the range of different fan communities and fan produced works created in those communities. In this respect, the site provides valuable documentation of vernacular creative forms that proliferate on the web. Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Organization for Transformative Works
    • Date: 2010-10-07
  • Archived Web Site
    The Mudcat Discussion Forum The Mudcat Café is an online discussion group and song and tune database, which also includes many other features relating to folk music. It grew out of a Blues-oriented discussion site started in October 1996, and incorporated the Digital Tradition song database (started in 1988) after the database lost its original home. The song database is updated on a regular basis by members and...
    • Date: 2002-09-15
  • Archived Web Site
    B3TA : WE LOVE THE WEB B3ta is a popular British website focused on sharing digital art. B3ta's main feature is a newsletter featuring the latest work of the B3ta community and other interesting, humorous or perverse things found on the Web. The site hosts discussion boards and has played a role in starting and catalyzing a range of Internet phenomena. It was founded in 2001 by Rob Manuel, Denise...
    • Contributor: Manuel, Rob - Henderson, Cal
    • Date: 2002-09-14
  • Archived Web Site
    Save The Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus The Pacific Northwest tree octopus is an Internet hoax created in 1998 by Lyle Zapato. This fictitious endangered species of cephalopod was purportedly able to live both on land and in water, and was said to live in the Olympic National Forest and nearby rivers, spawning in water where its eggs are laid. Its major predator was said to be the Sasquatch. The Pacific...
    • Contributor: Zapato, Lyle
    • Date: 2011-02-13
  • Archived Web Site
    Neatorama Neatorama, founded by Alex Santoso in 2005, is a blog which covers a variety of topics including technology, science, art and the "neatest, weirdest, and most wonderful stuff from all over the Web." In this vein, the site documents a range of issues in digital culture. Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Date: 2006-10-30
  • Archived Web Site
    Cute Overload! ;) Cute Overload was a widely read blog created by Megan Frost featuring commentary, photos and videos related to various aspects of cuteness in animals. The site's hosts would take submissions and publish what they decided were the most cute pictures for their readers. Through this, they developed a set of "rules of cuteness," or reasons why something appears adorable, as well as a glossary...
    • Date: 2006-10-03
  • Archived Web Site
    Black Girl Nerds Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Broadnax, Jamie
    • Date: 2015-10-09
  • Archived Web Site
    Albino Blacksheep Albino Blacksheep is a website that publishes digital media (mostly Flash animations, games, and music) submitted by users. It played a major role in disseminating early memes such as "Peanut Butter Jelly Time" and "The End of the World." Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Date: 2002-09-14
  • Archived Web Site
    Free Music Archive Free Music Archive is a website devoted to distribution and curation of rights-free music. The resource is maintained by WFMU in Jersey City, and it is scheduled to go down as early as November 9, 2018. Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Date: 2010-08-10
  • Archived Web Site
    Cake Wrecks Cake Wrecks is an entertainment website featuring user-submitted photographs of professionally made cakes that are unintentionally humorous or strange in appearance. Founded in May 2008, inspiration for the confectionery-themed photoblog began when site-master Jen Yates received an e-mail that included a photo of a sheet cake, decorated with a customer's verbatim request: "best wishes suzanne, under neat that, we will miss you". Website. electronic...
    • Date: 2010-10-02
  • Archived Web Site
    Texts From Last Night Texts From Last Night (TFLN) is a regularly updated blog that re-posts short text messages submitted by its users. The site tends to post texts that are shocking or scandalous. The texts are sent in by people who wake in the morning "to find regrettable messages sent to or from their mobile phones". The receiver then sends the allegedly discovered text into this website....
    • Date: 2010-10-16
  • Archived Web Site
    Genius Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Date: 2010-11-08
  • Archived Web Site
    TV Tropes Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Date: 2011-09-18
  • Archived Web Site
    Archive of Our Own (AO3) Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Organization for Transformative Works
    • Date: 2012-07-24
  • Archived Web Site
    Awkward Family Photos Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Date: 2010-10-01
  • Archived Web Site
    McMansion Hell Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Date: 2016-09-02
  • Archived Web Site
    Blingee Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Date: 2007-10-03
  • Archived Web Site
    Pimp-My-Profile.com Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Date: 2007-04-20
  • Archived Web Site
    Gay of Thrones Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Date: 2019-02-06
  • Archived Web Site
    4channel Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Date: 2019-04-03
  • Archived Web Site
    IndieWeb Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Date: 2017-05-24
  • Archived Web Site
    Lil Miquela Lil Miquela is a computer generated social media influencer created by the company Brud and her Instagram account has over 1.6 million followers. Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Instagram (Firm) - Lil Miquela (Fictitious Character)
    • Date: 2018-04-17
  • Archived Web Site
    Reddit AMA - Ask Me Anything - r/AMA Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) also known as r/AMA is a popular subreddit that contains interviews between hosts and other users who ask the host questions online. Reddit AMAs have included high profile celebrity guests as well as regular people with fascinating or unique stories to share. Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Date: 2012-03-12