HUM 140: Social Media: Introduction


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  • HUM 140: Social Media: Introduction

    1. 1. Section 1: Media – Social or Otherwise
    2. 2. "Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future” Niels Bohr
    3. 3. Social Media: Another Paradigm Shift?
    4. 4. “ The free access which many young people have…has poisoned the mind and corrupted the morals of many a promising youth.” Reverend Enos Hitchcock, Memoirs of the Bloomsgrove Family, 1790
    5. 6. “ This new form of entertainment has gone far to blast maidenhood……… Depraved adults with candies and pennies beguile children with the inevitable result” Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, 1909
    6. 7. “ Does it break up the home life and the old practice of visiting friends?” <ul><li>The Knights of Columbus…1933 </li></ul>
    7. 8. charlesdyer's photostream
    8. 9. #!
    9. 10. “ Why the Internet Will Fail” <ul><li>&quot;No online database will replace your daily newspaper, no CD-ROM can take the place of a competent teacher and no computer network will change the way government works.“ Clifford Stoll, Newsweek, Feb 27, 1995 </li></ul>
    10. 12. What is Social Media <ul><li>talking, participating, sharing, networking, and bookmarking online. </li></ul><ul><li>discussion, feedback, voting, comments, and sharing of information from all interested parties. </li></ul><ul><li>linked to other sites, resources, and people. </li></ul>
    11. 14. Social Media …Social Networking <ul><li>Social media  is a term for the tools and platforms people use to publish, converse and share content online. The tools include blogs, wikis, podcasts, and sites to share photos and bookmarks. Social networking  sites are online places where users can create a profile for themselves, and then socialize with others using a range of social media tools including blogs, video, images, tagging, lists of friends, forums and messaging. </li></ul>
    12. 15. Social Media: Society & Citizenship
    13. 17. ~The Conversation ~ blogging, commenting or contributing - the currency of social networking.
    14. 18. Text versus Phone <ul><li>Why Texting now dominates the “conversation.” </li></ul>
    15. 19. A humorous take on the medium and the message.
    16. 30. The pitfalls of texting: Communication gone wrong.
    17. 32. But the old way has problems…. <ul><li>Too many websites to visit </li></ul><ul><li>Difficult to organize emails and attachments </li></ul><ul><li>Only companies and organizations have a “voice.” </li></ul><ul><li>Now WEB 2.0 offers the ability to talk outside the usual channels </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Publishing (blogs) </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to create and edit websites (wikis) </li></ul><ul><li>Publish and share photos, video (Flickr, YouTube) </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of ways to share and collaborate </li></ul>