How does convergence affect the relationship between media technologies and audiences? In today’s interconnected, technologically shaped society, the world is actively connected to a broader community across various platforms through convergence. Convergence of technological platforms, such as Tinder, greatly affects media technologies and especially audiences, and these outlets in return influence Tinder. The audience aspects … Continue reading How does convergence affect the relationship between media technologies and audiences?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qhH_wJebT-U #Bringbackourgirls Bring Back Our Girls has been a twitter phenomenon, capturing global attention on the 234 Nigerian school girls missing due to internal terrorist regimes. This horrendous incident occurred on the 15th April, taking a few weeks for awareness to capture the world. I became aware of this movement a week ago and have … Continue reading Bring Back Our Girls, Bring Forth Your Support
Transmedia Storytelling is the communication of a story across various platforms such as movies, social media, comics, video games and books, each of which explore a unique part of the story. When all different stories from all different platforms are combined, we have a more detailed and thorough understanding of the text as a whole. … Continue reading A Girl in Many Worlds
"One person can make a difference and every person should try." - John F. Kennedy In the interconnected world of 'collective intelligence,' everyone has unique knowledge, ideas and concepts which they can use to develop an individual idea or improve another. "Once you start contributing and sharing and connecting with the work of those who … Continue reading The Power is in Your Hands
Tinder's life source is its audience. Without its active prosumerism and participatory culture, it would cease to exist. Participatory Culture is defined, "where members feel some degree of social connection with one another" (Jenkins, 2006). The audience feel apart of a larger community as well as deep connections to other users they interact with. "In terms of personal development, … Continue reading The Audience Takes To The Stage
"I think copyright is moral, proper. I think a creator has the right to control the disposition of his or her works - I acutally believe that the financial issue is less important than the integrity of the work. " - Esther Dyson When you are using Tinder, not only are you agreeing to their … Continue reading I Have An Idea! *(We)
Swipe left, swipe right, swipe left, swipe right... Congratulations! You have 1 new match! Ever wanted the social life of being at a bar and flirting with countless attractive people from the comfort of your own bedroom?Well now you can with Tinder. Tinder is a dating app which uses your Facebook account and GPS location … Continue reading Be My Tinderella?
Some people are addicted to cocaine, others, smoking, or even sex and alcohol... But me? I'm addicted to life. I just can't get enough. London has been my home for the past twelve months where I worked and travelled across the continent far and wide, including France, Hungary, Poland, Greece, Italy, Germany, Austria, Ireland and … Continue reading My Worldly Addiction