Tyler Easterbrook is an Assistant Professor of English at Methodist University in Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA. His research focuses on social media rhetoric, conspiracy rhetoric, and rhetorical methods for studying digital content. More information can be found on his website at tylereasterbrook.com.
ArticlesOne cannot use the Internet for long without encountering its many dead ends. Despite the adage that everything posted online stays there forever, users quickly discover how fleeting Web content can be. Whether it be the result of missing files, platform moderation, or simply bad code, the Internet constantly displaces its archival contents. Eventual decay is the fate of all digital media,...Read more