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The Limits of Social Media as a Medium of Architectural Criticism
Architectural criticism gains a plurality with reference to its cultural domains and forms. Popular culture is one of these alternative cultural domains. Social media which gained
an immense acceleration after 2010 became one of the most dominant representative mediums of popular culture. Architecture as a wide umbrella of commodification is inevitably a subject of attraction for social media like other mediums of culture and communication. Architectural products and evaluations which are represented in this medium are directly or indirectly influential on architectural practice and establishes a ground for an alternative form of architectural criticism as well as alternative values. This article tries to understand the limits of social media as a medium of architectural criticism.