Texts, Tags and Tweets

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Class discussion section (led by @danhooker and @shannonozirny) for LIBR 559B: New Media for Children and Young Adults, at the School for Library, Archival and Information Studies at UBC.

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Texts, Tags and Tweets

  1. 1. LIBR 559B: New Media for Children and Young Adults<br />Texts, Tags and Tweets<br />
  2. 2. Discussion by:<br />Dan Hooker<br />(LOL)<br />Shannon Ozirny<br />(OMG)<br />feat. Kay Weisman<br />(ROFL)<br />
  3. 3. POP QUIZ!<br />
  4. 4. Question 1:TXT SPK 4 n00bz<br />LOL<br />Laughing out loud<br />
  5. 5. TXT SPK 4 n00bz<br />ALOL<br />Actually laughing out loud<br />
  6. 6. TXT SPK 4 n00bz<br />FML<br />F*%@ my life<br />
  7. 7. TXT SPK 4 n00bz<br />143<br />I love you<br />
  8. 8. TXT SPK 4 n00bz<br />1432<br />I love you, too<br />
  9. 9. TXT SPK 4 n00bz<br />F2F<br />Face to face<br />
  10. 10. TXT SPK 4 n00bz<br />ASL<br />Age, sex, location<br />
  11. 11. Why do young people do this?<br />
  12. 12. ROFLMAO<br />ROFL + LMAO<br />This language has commonalities, codes and etiquette. <br />
  13. 13. Question 2: Who’s been on Twitter longer?<br />MSNBC<br />Ashton Kutcher<br />Larry King<br />Bill Gates<br />Steve Jobs<br />March 29th, 2007 <br />January 15th, 2009<br />April 6th, 2009<br />January 19th, 2010<br />Not on Twitter<br />
  14. 14. Question 2: Twitter<br />MSNBC<br />Ashton Kutcher<br />Larry King<br />Bill Gates<br />Steve Jobs<br />March 29th, 2007 <br />January 15th, 2009<br />April 6th, 2009<br />January 19th, 2010<br />Not on Twitter<br />
  15. 15. What makes Twitter so appealing?<br />
  16. 16. Is any of that specific to young people?<br />
  17. 17. Question 3:Twitter<br />How many followers does the cast of The Hills have?<br />
  18. 18. Question 3:Twitter<br />How many followers does the cast of The Hills have?<br />3,671,558<br />@danhooker has 302!<br />
  19. 19. Question 4:Tagging<br />Why do you tag people on facebook?<br />Because they look good<br />Because they look bad<br />Because you feel you should<br />To alert others about something<br />To keep track of people<br />To organize your photos<br />
  20. 20. Question 4:Tagging<br />Why do you tag people on facebook?<br />YES<br />YES<br />YES<br />YES<br />YES<br />NO?<br />Because they look good<br />Because they look bad<br />Because you feel you should<br />To alert others about something<br />To keep track of people<br />To organize your photos<br />
  21. 21. OMG<br />“lol Merry Christmas!!!”<br />
  22. 22. OMG<br />Jabba the Hut<br />Ursula (little mermaid)<br />“lol Merry Christmas!!!”<br />
  23. 23. Is tagging an expression of opinion? <br />An organization system? Both?<br />Why can’t we find anything on teens and tagging?<br />
  24. 24. Last Question:Permanence and Safety<br />Where is it worst to get called <br />a, well, “nasty name”? <br />____ On your Facebook wall<br />____ Twitter<br />____ To your face at school<br />____ Behind your back at school<br />____ via Text Message<br />
  25. 25. Last Question:Permanence and Safety<br />Where is it worst to get called <br />a, well, “nasty name”? <br />____ On your Facebook wall<br />____ Twitter<br />____ To your face at school<br />____ Behind your back at school<br />____ via Text Message<br />_4_<br />_5_<br />_1_<br />_2_<br />_3_<br />
  26. 26. Last Question:Permanence and Safety<br />Where is it worst to get called <br />a, well, “nasty name”? <br />____ On your Facebook wall<br />____ Twitter<br />____ To your face at school<br />____ Behind your back at school<br />____ via Text Message<br />_4_<br />_5_<br />_1_<br />_2_<br />_3_<br />
  27. 27. Things said online tend to stick around<br />How does this interrupt the linearity of “growing up”?<br />Can you still “turn the other cheek”?<br />
  28. 28. L8R G8Rz<br />

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