Responsible Use

Responsible tech use tips: 1) Think before you post on social media 2) Remember how many people can see your posts online 3) Share passwords for accounts and your phone with no one 4) Use the advantages of social media to keep in contact with people 5) Remember to log out of accounts when using […]

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Catfish

Creating an online identity is something we all do. Most people have social media accounts that they use regularly, and create online identities for themselves. However, the film “Catfish” defined how some people stretch the truth, or even flat out lie about their identities on the internet. In the film, Nev makes it his mission […]

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Growth of Social Media

Over the past decade, Social Media has grown to billions of users. Most people have some sort of Social Media account. Facebook became the most popular Social Media network, but younger people are moving away from it. Mobile use has increased the usage, so that people can access Social Media anywhere instead of having to […]

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Social Media Prep Questions

I think pictures, posts, and re-tweets/shares play a large roll in how you view yourself. People post different types of media that’s they either like or agree with.  Different types of posts show what kind of person you are,  and how other people see you. My current profile picture is of my brother and I […]

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Social Media Inventory

I have 224 friends on Facebook. I like to follow snowboarding brands and ski channels. I have a Facebook account only to message people sometimes,  and look at cool snowboarding videos. I’d say over 99% of the time I am the audience when I use social media. Occasionally I will post something,  but very infrequently. […]

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Generation Like

In today’s world, the newest currency is “likes”. It could be on many different social media platforms, whether it’s on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram. Teenagers post content online with the hope that other people will like and share the content. This system has become a way for teens to validate themselves and their social status. The […]

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Social Media in the News

Bell, Karissa. “Facebook is testing a way to search your camera roll to find photos of your friends.” Mashable. Date Published 11/9.15. Web. 11/9/15 Bell, Karisa. “Facebook won’t let you mention this website.” Mashable.com. 11/6/15  Web. 11/9/15. Bell , Karissa. “It’s Not Facebook, It’s You: Social Media for Business.” Huffingtonpost.com. 5/13/15. Web. 11/9/15. All three of these […]

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