Big Brother is watching you… So is your employer.

“Time for your monthly Facebook check and drug test!”- Newitz, 2012 The use of social media is at an all time high. It is addictive. People love it. There are 1.11 billion Facebook users, Instagram has 100 million, Twitter with 500 million, and of course it’s all growing. The proliferation of participate”y culture and self […]

The Vidding Community

Before I knew anything about the vidding community, only what they did, I assumed that it was mostly male. This was because of the nature of what it is and how you would create a vid. But from reading and listening to Katie Freund’s research, it is obvious that females are a large part of […]

The Interactive Audience. Here before, here now and here to stay.

In the lecture, it was asked if people actually want to or have time for interactivity. I’m going to say…. yes. And I think many other people would agree. The other day I was reading an article in mX which contained a quote from a man named Ben Huh. He is the CEO of The […]

The Google Generation

Born in 1993 and have been using computers and technology since Kindergarten. Yes, I am definitely apart of this so called Google Generation. I like the fact that the CIBER paper debunks myths about the google generation, that are spread through society by the media… and many parents. Parents who ask their teenage children to […]

Week 8: Industrial media vs Crowdsourced news

  This week really presented the question on whether there is a role for industrial media anymore. I think there is no right or wrong answer, because there will be different opinions by everyone, and how do we really know who is right? But as Bruns said, the field of journalism has entered a crisis […]

Following the trend of fashion’s copyright laws?

So, there are no copyright laws in the fashion industry (only on trademarks and logos). Blakley says that other creative industries can follows fashion’s trend. This copying culture has forced designers to “up their game” and be more innovative, which has led to designs being too hard to copy. She says that there creative industries […]