July 16th: Social Media

read:

watch:

Life 2.0 | Netflix

blog prompt:

After watching the documentary Life 2.0 (above), write a blog post about being in two places at once in the digital age.  How has this “virtuality” changed our ideas of self, society and community? What concerns do you have about the future on life online?


video lecture:

social media history platform 
hierarchies and networks
weak and strong ties
generosity, identity, authenticity
avatars
fake news/ conspiracies
virtual reality and social media
utopia and dystopia

creative activity (post to bog):

TBA

 

 

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