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D&Demon Meets The World!

With all the pieces falling into place for D&Demon to truly begin in the New Year, the final task on my part for the project preparation was to create some social media channels for the group! This thought soon led into a discussion about which social media platforms we should use for the project. We […] Continue reading

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Repurposing Social Media

Traditionally social media falls into trap of being a short form blog of someone’s life or a organisation’s goings on. Innocent Drinks use social media differently to other companies. Their twitter feed often has nothing to do with their product. Instead they have become famous for their funny and relatable tweets. While these are shared […] Continue reading

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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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This Past Week

This past week I have been concentrating on getting my work done for my University modules. This has including: revising for tests in my Fundamentals and Multimedia modules, blogging and practicing DJing for my Social Media module and cracking on … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mother’s Day

So yesterday was Mothering Sunday, better known in society nowadays as ‘Mother’s Day.’ Although almost everybody celebrates mothering Sunday it is actually a holiday that Catholic and Protestant Christians are supposed to celebrate, but everybody seems to celebrate the day, religious or not. Just … Continue reading Continue reading

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Busy Busy Bee

Okay, you got me! I have not been a very good blogger by keeping to my promise of updating my blog at least once a week. I have however, been busy doing lots of work for all my university modules, … Continue reading Continue reading

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DJ Society

It has been 3 weeks since I did my last blog post and now I feel really bad, because I had it sorted inside my little head when I was next going to write a post and what I was going … Continue reading Continue reading

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Holidays are over

I’ve been back at university for just under a week now and the spring term has started. Thankfully the work load has not been massive so I feel relaxed getting back into the swing of things. It was amazing to … Continue reading Continue reading

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Selective “News Feed”

Every social platform and application has its own news feed, whether it’s customizable  or not. The news feed provides the user with the latest content such as blogs, posts, tweets or shares that the person, page or group they’re following … Continue reading Continue reading

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Time to reflect

I realised that what I have written in previous blog posts has been from common interest of research that I have undertaken that I feel … Continue reading

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Leap in the future

It is already 2015 and the speed with which technology is progressing could easily be compared with a single blink of an eye. Up to this date so many things have been developed and so much is yet to be expected ( Yes … Continue reading Continue reading

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GoFundMe is brilliant.

A lot of people suffering discrimination in some form, or who need help due to living situations or family issues, are turning to the internet. Sites like www.gofundme.com is a great example of this, where people can ask for money they need from anyone around the world to help get them back on their feet […] Continue reading

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GoFundMe is brilliant.

A lot of people suffering discrimination in some form, or who need help due to living situations or family issues, are turning to the internet. Sites like www.gofundme.com is a great example of this, where people can ask for money they need from anyone around the world to help get them back on their feet […] Continue reading

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Participation

Our project as a whole starts with specified individual group research topics, which will come together as a large research plan that covers a lot … Continue reading

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The Price of Dieting

After the buzz and sizzle (ha!) of Christmas is over, it seems that we are inundated with flyers, emails and advertisements by diet companies and … Continue reading

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Social Media: Keeping Up With Current Events.

We all know that most social media sites and apps are filled with over emotional teenagers, celebrity gossip and an abundant number of selfies, however I feel that they are powerful applications that can aid everyone. There are always complaints saying that people spend too much time on social networks and instead they should be doing […] Continue reading

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Food Talk

I consider food to be an art, not just decorative creations but everyday foods that people throw together that result in a taste sensation.
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Social Media Production Research Plan

Over the Christmas holidays, I completed the assignment that asked us:
“You will devise, develop and implement a social media research plan that identifies how a … Continue reading

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Social Eaters

Everybody loves to catch up with family and friends also even business meetings, as a society of food lovers we generally tend to do this … Continue reading

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The Fat Girl/Boy Tinder Date and Social Experiment

YouTube channel, Simple Pickup, specialise in helping people attract the opposite sex using tips and tricks in the relationship topic. In September, they did a … Continue reading

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Low Battery

Today I  found a really touching and provocative video that brought me to toughts. The video itself is a quick stop-motion animation narrated by a young male that goes by the name of PrinceEA who’s expressing his point of view on the … Continue reading Continue reading

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Storify/Paper.li

http://storify.com/P13220505/problem-with-streetdance
 
http://paper.li/SerenitysPick/1389544275
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Wierd Weekend

Hello all, Well its a good thing that I picked a media course as at the weekend I was filmed by both BBC THREE and Channel 4, lucky me. I… Continue reading

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Connecting on Twitter- a reflection on my understanding

Twitter has opened up a world were the everyday person can connect with their favourite Celebrity. This almost links their world with ours and makes us feel important when we get a follow or a mention by them. However, some … Continue reading Continue reading

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Connecting on Twitter- a reflection on my understanding

Twitter has opened up a world were the everyday person can connect with their favourite Celebrity. This almost links their world with ours and makes us feel important when we get a follow or a mention by them. However, some … Continue reading Continue reading

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Connecting on Twitter- a reflection on my understanding

Twitter has opened up a world were the everyday person can connect with their favourite Celebrity. This almost links their world with ours and makes us feel important when we get a follow or a mention by them. However, some … Continue reading Continue reading

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The Beauty Inside

First post,  I don’t have the first clue when it comes to blogging but I’ll figure it out… However, I have already recieved a warm welcome to DMU Commons. Check out… Continue reading

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Personal message and disclaimer

Hello and welcome to my blog. it has been pointed out to me that a lot of the blog posts i first created at the beginning of the semester has been lost, however i have found the problem – there is no option button once you have reached the bottom of the page to continue […] Continue reading

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Audio Podcast

 
As a group, me Rory and Shara created a Podcast on our ideas and perspective of the Advance in technology. Listen by following the link provided below.
http://audioboo.fm/boos/1847509-advances-in-technology
 
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The final product; Ski/Snowboard video

*Disclaimer: Bare with me, this is going to be a long blog* In december i blogged about my future endeavours evolving around the understanding that we, as regular human beings, not celebrities, not directors with fancy expensive cameras and huge budgets, can effectively be producers of the media. i have finally completed the video, but […] Continue reading

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The New Age Of Social Media

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Whatsapp, Reddit, YouTube, Vine, the list continues. The age of social media has come and has never been so big! According to Facebook statistics, it had… Continue reading

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Storify; The change in impact of celebrity passing through social media

In a recent task, i found myself being introduced to a new tool called ‘Storify’. Storify is a social networking service that allows users to publish articles using relevant internet sources via social networking sites. Its a brilliant and complex tool i found that relished the necessity to anguish a topic with a broad accessible […] Continue reading

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Present to the Past – based on ‘We Are The Media’

When I woke up this morning to my love (my phone) I was suddenly poked (on facebook) by my best friend who said she was going to poke me next… Continue reading

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Facebook ‘stalkers’

It has been stated that 37% or employers investigate their candidates on a form of social media before they hire them. Wether this be Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or Google+.  A few years ago this would not of been a method … Continue reading Continue reading

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Vines Are So Funny!

I LOVE Vines! Okay, if you don’t know what vines are (which I highly doubt it), just YouTube “vines”. You know why I love them now, right? Good! Now, let’s… Continue reading

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My personal learning journal

As per required, I have been tasked to update a constant leaning journal, weekly, to express my personal experience of this module. From the very beginning of the Thursday, 9am, week one lab class, i sat down unbeknown to anyones name, what to expect f… Continue reading

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Me, Myself and I.

From reviewing … and reviewing – AND REVIEWING the tasks sheets from each lab session to clearly grasp a clear concept of what specifically we have to do, ive stumbled across one task of having to introduce myself – who i am, and why i am here.
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The Power Inside – A look at social film and brand advertisement.

Is social film becoming the new source of brand advertisement?
In today’s world, it would be classed as socially unacceptable to merely be indecisive about online social media. The majority of this planet owns some sort of communicational device and… Continue reading

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Christopher's blog @DMU 2013-04-06 21:50:03

‘Right to be forgotten’ laws, giving users – rather than services such as Facebook – control of personal data will save billions of euros and thickets of red tape. I feel that this is an important topic to discuss as with more and more people becom… Continue reading

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Christopher's blog @DMU 2013-04-06 21:50:03

‘Right to be forgotten’ laws, giving users – rather than services such as Facebook – control of personal data will save billions of euros and thickets of red tape. I feel that this is an important topic to discuss as with more and more people becom… Continue reading

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Tweeting may improving productivity

Tweeting can help improve productivity, it can help with converging with their customers and helping to reach a wider audience. This article lists about a study undertaken by Warwick university about
Tweet This: Social Media Use Improves Employee Pr… Continue reading

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Tweeting may improving productivity

Tweeting can help improve productivity, it can help with converging with their customers and helping to reach a wider audience. This article lists about a study undertaken by Warwick university about
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Got Klout

Ever wanted to know how much of an influence you have within your “social media life” – http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/click_online/9647264.stm (3:25 onwards) – then try Klout – http://klout.com/home
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A second idea

In order to expand the idea pool, I began thinking of other plots for our online videos. Whilst sitting in McDonalds and enjoying a nice Big Mac, I began thinking about the McDonald’s advert where different people would gather and and talk over a cup o… Continue reading

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