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The Revolution Will Not Be Televised<br />(It Will Be Live, And On Your Phone)<br />St. Martin’s University15 September 20...
Workshop Notes<br />Determine base knowledge level<br />Review Twitter grammar<br />How Twitter is different from email an...
Twitter is a giant 24x7 cocktail party<br />
Premise (1)<br />“Televised” as metaphor for passive cultural consumption, perhaps time-delayed<br />You will not be able ...
Premise (2)<br />“Live” as metaphor for unfiltered and “real-time” message consumption and creation<br />The revolution wi...
Premise (3)<br />“Revolution” as metaphor for political dissent<br />
1932<br />
1970<br />
1989<br />
2009<br />
What Changed?<br />
Increasingly Disintermediated<br />
TransmissionNetworks<br />
Transmission Speed<br />
Enter: The Real-Time Web<br />
Twitter & Iran<br />Amplified voices of dissent<br />Facilitated misinformation (intentional and unintentional)<br />Incom...
Rise Of The SmartPhone<br />
April 2009 “Mobile Technographics®”<br />Mobile Data Usage Cuts Across Age Groups<br />
June 2009 “Working iPhone Owners Tap The Mobile Internet”<br />More Working iPhone Owners Use Social Media<br />
June 2009 “Working iPhone Owners Tap The Mobile Internet”<br />As A Group, iPhone Owners Are Wealthier And Younger<br />
April 2009 “Mobile Technographics®”<br />Mobile Technographics: Understanding The Connected Consumer<br />
Media Consumption Timeline<br />
Summary<br />Real time web (Twitter et al) is the next mediamorphosis<br />Impact on civic life will depend on media liter...
License<br />Creative Commons, share-and-share alike, attribution, non-commercial<br />Kathy E. Gill@kegillkegill@uw.eduht...
Credits<br />Lyrics, The Revolution Will Not Be Televised, by Gil Scott Heron, http://www.gilscottheron.com/lyrevol.html<b...
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Revolution Will Not Be Televised

  1. 1. The Revolution Will Not Be Televised<br />(It Will Be Live, And On Your Phone)<br />St. Martin’s University15 September 2009<br />Kathy E. Gill<br />
  2. 2. Workshop Notes<br />Determine base knowledge level<br />Review Twitter grammar<br />How Twitter is different from email and IM<br />Demo search and trending topics<br />Demo analytics<br />Review uses<br />
  3. 3. Twitter is a giant 24x7 cocktail party<br />
  4. 4. Premise (1)<br />“Televised” as metaphor for passive cultural consumption, perhaps time-delayed<br />You will not be able to plug in, turn on and cop out.<br />
  5. 5. Premise (2)<br />“Live” as metaphor for unfiltered and “real-time” message consumption and creation<br />The revolution will put you in the driver&apos;s seat… The revolution will be live.<br />
  6. 6. Premise (3)<br />“Revolution” as metaphor for political dissent<br />
  7. 7. 1932<br />
  8. 8. 1970<br />
  9. 9. 1989<br />
  10. 10. 2009<br />
  11. 11. What Changed?<br />
  12. 12. Increasingly Disintermediated<br />
  13. 13. TransmissionNetworks<br />
  14. 14. Transmission Speed<br />
  15. 15. Enter: The Real-Time Web<br />
  16. 16.
  17. 17.
  18. 18. Twitter & Iran<br />Amplified voices of dissent<br />Facilitated misinformation (intentional and unintentional)<br />Incomplete story<br />Emotional <br />Triggered MSM response<br />
  19. 19. Rise Of The SmartPhone<br />
  20. 20. April 2009 “Mobile Technographics®”<br />Mobile Data Usage Cuts Across Age Groups<br />
  21. 21. June 2009 “Working iPhone Owners Tap The Mobile Internet”<br />More Working iPhone Owners Use Social Media<br />
  22. 22. June 2009 “Working iPhone Owners Tap The Mobile Internet”<br />As A Group, iPhone Owners Are Wealthier And Younger<br />
  23. 23. April 2009 “Mobile Technographics®”<br />Mobile Technographics: Understanding The Connected Consumer<br />
  24. 24. Media Consumption Timeline<br />
  25. 25. Summary<br />Real time web (Twitter et al) is the next mediamorphosis<br />Impact on civic life will depend on media literacy efforts<br />
  26. 26. License<br />Creative Commons, share-and-share alike, attribution, non-commercial<br />Kathy E. Gill@kegillkegill@uw.eduhttp://faculty.washington.edu/kegillhttp://wiredpen.com/<br />
  27. 27. Credits<br />Lyrics, The Revolution Will Not Be Televised, by Gil Scott Heron, http://www.gilscottheron.com/lyrevol.html<br />Bonus Expeditionary Force, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bonus_Army<br />Kent State, photo John Paul Filo,http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kent_State_shootings<br />Tank Man, http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/06/03/behind-the-scenes-tank-man-of-tiananmen/<br />Death of NedaAgha-Solton, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_of_Neda_Agha-Soltan<br />

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