Black Mirror’s “Nosedive” Was About Social Isolation — of a Different Kind

Keya Shirali
5 min readJan 3, 2021
Black Mirror — “Nosedive” (2016) [Source: The Verge]

“Nosedive” was the first episode of the third season of the dark science-fiction anthology series Black Mirror and it was released on October 21, 2016. This particular episode, like most of the rest of the series, is social satire in the context of modern technology. Let me explain how.

Keya Shirali

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