Social Media and SocietySocial Media and Society
HUM: 140HUM: 140
Ray BrannonRay Brannon
http://digital-rights.net/wp-content/uploads/b
Welcome to Social Media MeWelcome to Social Media Me
cclick on my picture belowlick on my picture below
Notice my page rankings are at the top. On the next slide click on the picture to find
out more about me. You can do up yo...
I recommend to all of my students
that they check out individual
professor rankings at
www.ratemyprofessor.com before
they...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8bAyLpfmEA&feature=youtube_gdata_player
“This course will examine the best available evidence on how we can become
empowered digital citizens and protect our well...
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0eUeL3n7fDs
let’s get to know each otherlet’s get to know each other
Introduce yourself and share your expectations of this course on
...
My first experience with computers that cost hundreds of thousand of
dollars and had only a fraction of the power of today...
For the Christmas season in 1978 Mattel Electronics introduces a handheld
electronic game “Football”. The rest is history.
 I had the first word processor software - WordStar,
CP/M on a NorthStar Computer …so excited– today –
garbage :-(
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJp4_bxHOgU
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDZFcDGpL4U
HOW MANY TELEVISIONS DO YOU HAVE IN YOURHOW MANY TELEVISIONS DO YOU HAVE IN YOUR
HOUSEHOLD?HOUSEHOLD?
1. 1
2. 2
3. 3
4. 4 ...
HOW MANY COMPUTERS?HOW MANY COMPUTERS?
1. None
2. One
3. Two
4. Three or more
 And growing if you count smartphones!
HOW MANY VIDEO-GAMEHOW MANY VIDEO-GAME
CONSOLES?CONSOLES?
1. None
2. One
3. Two
4. Three or more
ON AVERAGE A PERSON BUYS A NEW CELL PHONEON AVERAGE A PERSON BUYS A NEW CELL PHONE
EVERY:EVERY:
1. 12 months
2. 18 months
...
“I got mine [Facebook account] around sixth grade. And I was really obsessed
with it for a while. Then towards eighth grad...
 Every second, a new user signs up on InstagramInstagram so he or
she can see the 3,480 newly uploaded photos every minut...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7oD0lrp_bBE
Social Media Course Week q Introduction Spring 2014
Social Media Course Week q Introduction Spring 2014
Social Media Course Week q Introduction Spring 2014
Social Media Course Week q Introduction Spring 2014
Social Media Course Week q Introduction Spring 2014
Social Media Course Week q Introduction Spring 2014
Social Media Course Week q Introduction Spring 2014
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  • Additionally, the Kaiser Family Foundation survey found that more than 80 percent had access to cable or satellite television.
    Pew reported that in the fall of 2007, 71 percent of American teenagers owned a mobile phone and 58 percent had a social network site profile.
  • Social Media Course Week q Introduction Spring 2014

    1. 1. Social Media and SocietySocial Media and Society HUM: 140HUM: 140 Ray BrannonRay Brannon
    2. 2. http://digital-rights.net/wp-content/uploads/b
    3. 3. Welcome to Social Media MeWelcome to Social Media Me cclick on my picture belowlick on my picture below
    4. 4. Notice my page rankings are at the top. On the next slide click on the picture to find out more about me. You can do up your rankings too. This will become import in “branding yourself for future employment. Click on picture and go here.
    5. 5. I recommend to all of my students that they check out individual professor rankings at www.ratemyprofessor.com before they take a course. It is anonymous and reflects the power of personal opinion.
    6. 6. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8bAyLpfmEA&feature=youtube_gdata_player
    7. 7. “This course will examine the best available evidence on how we can become empowered digital citizens and protect our well being.” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1BdQcJ2ZYY
    8. 8.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0eUeL3n7fDs
    9. 9. let’s get to know each otherlet’s get to know each other Introduce yourself and share your expectations of this course on the Discussion Board Add a wild prediction of the best possible outcome should their expectations be met. Be specific! You are allowed to be silly!
    10. 10. My first experience with computers that cost hundreds of thousand of dollars and had only a fraction of the power of today’s smartphone.
    11. 11. For the Christmas season in 1978 Mattel Electronics introduces a handheld electronic game “Football”. The rest is history.
    12. 12.  I had the first word processor software - WordStar, CP/M on a NorthStar Computer …so excited– today – garbage :-(
    13. 13. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJp4_bxHOgU
    14. 14. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDZFcDGpL4U
    15. 15. HOW MANY TELEVISIONS DO YOU HAVE IN YOURHOW MANY TELEVISIONS DO YOU HAVE IN YOUR HOUSEHOLD?HOUSEHOLD? 1. 1 2. 2 3. 3 4. 4 or more Data: Rideout, Roberts, and Foehr
    16. 16. HOW MANY COMPUTERS?HOW MANY COMPUTERS? 1. None 2. One 3. Two 4. Three or more
    17. 17.  And growing if you count smartphones!
    18. 18. HOW MANY VIDEO-GAMEHOW MANY VIDEO-GAME CONSOLES?CONSOLES? 1. None 2. One 3. Two 4. Three or more
    19. 19. ON AVERAGE A PERSON BUYS A NEW CELL PHONEON AVERAGE A PERSON BUYS A NEW CELL PHONE EVERY:EVERY: 1. 12 months 2. 18 months 3. 24 months 4. 26 months
    20. 20. “I got mine [Facebook account] around sixth grade. And I was really obsessed with it for a while. Then towards eighth grade, I kind of just -- once you get into Twitter, if you make a Twitter and an Instagram, then you'll just kind of forget about Facebook, is what I did.” - Female, age 14, from the Pew Research Center's 2013 Teens, Social Media and Privacy report
    21. 21.  Every second, a new user signs up on InstagramInstagram so he or she can see the 3,480 newly uploaded photos every minute. The number of photos uploaded each day is more than the number of articles currently published in the English Wikipedia.
    22. 22. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7oD0lrp_bBE

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