18 Jul 2018

Jonny Sun: how social media stars influence culture

From Afternoons, 3:09 pm on 18 July 2018
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Photo: Jonny Sun

Jonathan Sun is a Ph.D candidate at one of America's most prestigious universities, MIT. He's an engineer, a designer and a star on Twitter, at least a comedy subculture on Twitter that revels in his  clever, absurd jokes that are funny and profound at the same time. 

While his alter ego on Twitter, Jonny Sun, piles on the followers, he is studying how social media stars influence culture.