Using the official Twitter Analytics site, I have noticed that I don’t engage in Twitter as much as I definitely could. I don’t earn retweets, favourites or even replies very often. I know that in order to create a bigger online persona within the Twitter network, more tweeting~ including live tweeting~ is very much needed. More […]Read more "Perks of being a Twitter wallflower"
Locked appliances VS open platforms AKA Android VS Apple smartphones The benefits of having a phone with open platforms may seem greater than that of closed platforms, though when you look at the bigger picture in relation to smartphones, I believe closed platforms come out on top! Android consists of an open platform, allowing buyers […]Read more "ANDROID VS IPHONE"
Transmedia content can be found in every direction you turn. It involves a story being told in various forms, using different media sites each time. An example that I know and love the most, is Harry Potter! First, the books were released, to then have been backed up by movies, turned into video games, and […]Read more "Harry Potter conforms to transmedia content"
Satire can be sued!? Satire of content is able to be sued for devaluing the original idea… I find this information unsettling and unfair due to the fact that it is in place to censor unpopular opinions; hence disabling people from sharing opinions that are not liked. As stated in my previous blog post, My […]Read more "Is this copyrighted??"
What is remix culture? This is the notion that almost everything is a remix of something else. It may be a plot to a movie or book, a song, or just about anything else. Whether subconsciously or not, whilst the brain is coming up with ideas, many of them have spawned from a previous artefact/idea. […]Read more "Everything is a remix"
Collective Intelligence (CI) is a main form of sharing information online and modifying certain images or stories in order to receive as much attention as possible, creating communities around certain articles and information. Meme warfare interlaces with CI, as it is widely used as a medium in order for individuals to make a collective statement, […]Read more "Distributed propaganda shaped by memes"
Though I regularly spend hours scrolling through my Facebook feed, posting on Twitter and Instagram, and watching pointless videos on YouTube, these media sites can barely be called alternative, as they are very much mainstream. In saying this, there are small, alternative sites in which I do occasionally engage in. One alternative media site I engage […]Read more "Trajectories of convergence"