Tumblr, Art, and Web 2.0 Ecologies: The Medium Is Still the Message

by Leila Nadir and Cary Peppermint


The Age of Web 2.0 Art

On the eve of web 2.0, there were a few sites emerging like Zing.com, an early place for photo sharing. The technology of self-surveillance wasn’t up to speed at that point to make them stick though. Facebook and smartphones would go on to complete the social shift to “sharing.” “Overexposed Dancing” was one of our early works that anticipated this change.