Digital Media Pt. 2 (COMM 214)
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D I G I T A L M E D I A 2 __________________________________________________________________ BREAKING DOWN ADDICTION Dana Boyd (2014) Social Media & Social Life -Narrative of Addiction vs. Actual Addiction *Narrative - when new technologies come about, skews towards tech determinism, modern generations become addicted *Actual - a behavior so strong it interferes with ordinary life responsibilities -Narcissism: to become utterly obsessed and enthralled with oneself -Limited Freedom & Mediated Society -Real Relationships & IRL Relationships *Is social media a real relationship or a mode of ‘branding’? SELFIE SOCIETY “Is the selfie a stand-in for narcissism?” Self Portraits -If selfies are narcissistic, what about self-portraits from the 19th century? -self esteem -Self Regard -Self Awareness -Self Absorption Word of the Year -Oxford Dictionary’s Word of the Year - 2013 -a selfie can be a form of visual vernacular or a visual status update rather than simply an act of narcissism SPLIT ATTENTION Our brain and eyes are being pulled in many directions Stop Googling: Let’s Talk -Sherry Turkle (2015) *”many people today would rather text than talk” *”text is a less empathetic mode of communication” -Text vs. Talk *It’s difficult to evoke empathy through text therefore we create more surface level conversations -Info vs. Empathy -Multitasking vs. Empathy *Humans are shit at multitasking, yet everyone seems to do it *we keep these visual conversations surface level because we are constantly multitasking and have several conversations going at once *we don't want to put all of our attention into a single text conversation when we’re shuffling between many -Unplug Exercise Tinkering with the Brain -Nick Carr (2008) -propelled toward information -‘mere decoders’ -Concentration Drifts -Diminished Contemplation -‘Staccato Thinking’ PARTICIPATORY MEDIA Henry Jenkins, Sam Ford, & Joshua Green (2013) -How do we think of mass media audiences? Networked Communication -people connect through social media in a many-to-many format Audience As: -Consumers *more passive -Publics: Active Groups, ‘Collectives’ *Critics *Collaborators *Producers *No longer simply spectators -“A culture of generosity” Co-Creation -Produsage (Production + Usage) *some that engage in the content often produce as well *sites such as Reddit, YouTube, and Yelp depend on the participation of users -Peripheral Participation *many users consume content but seldom do they produce it *most users are passive -PERIPHERAL ISN’T POINTLESS! C A S E S T U D Y Humans of New York: Brandon Stanton *this couldn’t have happened in the Broadcast Era
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