Category Archives: Social Media

DIY-DMU Social Platforms Development Session

Yesterday I organised and ran a training session with colleagues in the Media, Design and Production subject group, in the Leicester Media School. The aim of the session was to introduce and familiarise colleagues with the social media platforms that we have available, and that I’ve been developing over the last few years. At DMU […] Continue reading

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SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: X

Today, I recorded a vlog on my own YouTube channel to wrap up the term two social media where I talk about my thoughts and feelings about the whole project.
You can watch the vlog below:

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SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: IX

After weeks of planning and putting plans into action, I can finally say that we have completed the final cut of our project and that the first ever video from L.B.L Views is now uploaded on our YouTube ready to watch! Don’t forgot to subscribe to our channel for future videos where we will be … Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: IX Continue reading

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SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: VIII

Today’s post will be about the editing process in Adobe’s Premiere Pro. As mentioned before, each group member was given two of the recorded questions each to cut down and edit which we will then collate and add music to as one once completed. Luckily, there wasn’t a lot of complex editing that had to … Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: VIII Continue reading

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SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: VII

This week, we are finally ready to record the very first L.B.L Views video! The group arranged to meet briefly beforehand to discuss the order of things to make sure recording ran smoothly do that we wouldn’t run out of time (the room that we were in was scheduled for another booking after us so … Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: VII Continue reading

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SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: VI

Just a quick update for you this week: We now have some social media platforms set up for you guys so you can get in contact with us!

Add us on Snapchat @lbl.views
Or subscribe to us on our YouTube channel to watch all our latest videos here
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SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: V

This week, we’ll be prepping for the actual recording of the video. We thought over several locations for where this could take place such a waiting until class had finished to use the room, a syndicate room in the library or even one of our own rooms back in our flats but at last we … Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: V Continue reading

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SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: IV

Today we focused on allocating roles between group members. We’ve decided that to speed up the editing process we will all contribute to making the video using Adobe Premiere Pro. Each group member will be given the rough footage of TWO questions each and they will be responsible to cut it down and edit in … Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: IV Continue reading

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SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: III

This week the task at hand was to source the material that we will be basing our material for our project from. As a group, we came to the decision that would source questions locally from our fellow classmates about life living as a student in Leicester and how it compares to their life back … Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: III Continue reading

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Social Media Production Development Themes

There is a useful and important question that we can ask about social media, and what we understand to be the emerging role of the social media producer. Does our view of people shape the methodology that we adopt in thinking about social media, or does our view of the available methodologies shape the way […] Continue reading

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Experimentation

Sketch of my main character, Azariah: The beginning process of digitising my sketch using ‘GIMP 2’. I made the picture black and white and then de-saturated the image- messing around with the colour sliders until I was satisfied with what I saw. This process allowed me to get rid of the appearance of the paper so it … Continue reading Experimentation Continue reading

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Social Media Production – Reflexive Learning

It’s getting close to the end of the lecture series for my social media and my community media modules. It’s been a fascinating process to work through this year, as I’ve made some changes to the approach that I’ve brought to the learning opportunities. I’ve shifted from a ‘teaching’ style approach, to a ‘mentoring’ style. […] Continue reading

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Reflection on D&D

Overall it was a fun experience and I would recomend it to other people. I think the campaign created by the DM was creative and interesting. It worked really well to immerse us in it’s world. The other group members were very positive about the project too which in turn allowed for much easier interaction … Continue reading Reflection on D&D Continue reading

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TECH1002-17 Lecture Twenty-Four Summary

This is a brief overview of the topics that will be covered in the twenty-fourth lecture for TECH1002 Social Media & Technology
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The content begins

Having designed and created the framework last week, this week was all about content. We had collected images from all staff member, including names and a bio for their page. This was implemented rather easily, being just some text. However the one issue we had was the images.  The images we had collected were all … Continue reading The content begins Continue reading

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