12th Grade Lang. Arts
Social Media Pic 1
Social media and networking is one cube of intriguing consumers that entails all of our interests and information for all the world to see.
In the Wordle, all of the most influential network sites are jumbled together in random order which shows how there are so many, but all of the same level of constriction upon our lives.
Social Media Pic 2
This picture helps illustrate a simplistic view on the incredible amount of networks we use, usually almost all the sites seen here in a typical day, depending on personal taste and interest.
Social Media Pic 1
Media/Media Literacy- What I Think
Media is, by definition, tools used to store and deliver information or data. With understanding of the definition of media, people in this day and age can interpret that to be related to their daily social networks or network media. Every day people are constantly exposed to media through TV, magazines, and foremost, our daily social networking sites such as: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Kik, etc. Breaking down the words Media Literate would take the definition of media and combine it with what it means to be literate; (of a person) able to read and write, they become a description of a typical person in today’s time. Today, a Media Literate person is generally one who can understand current text lingo, and the various functions of our social media networks. One of a earlier generation isn’t able to comprehend the paramount interest young adult have with their cell phones, computers, Ipads, etc. Generations have modified into being centered on electronics and the entertainment they bring through various forms of media. Everything from previous generations has influenced the evolved differences in language and daily practices. Media has ultimately consumed the average person’s daily life, as most people spend the majority of their free time playing Candy Crush or checking Facebook, all while tweeting every half hour if not more than that. As unfortunate or amazing as the evolutions of our generation may seem to different people, technology will inevitably continue to grow and develop and consume more and more aspects of the daily life of a person, furthering continuation of media growth, thus improving everyone’s Media Literacy.
Texting is Killing Language
School Web Search on "Sochi"
This search is the generic search off of Google. I think that the search is probably all the same for us on school computers, because the computers at school are all set to a standard setting to where each one can't be personalized by the user, being as though hundreds of students on avg. use them a day. These search results cater to what the avg. person might be interested in finding out about Sochi, mainly regarding the Olympics.
Cell Phone Search on "Sochi" (News Sector)
This picture shows the news portion of my mobile Google search. I think that it is showing things about terror and death because lately I have been using my phone to search things related to serial killings for a Forensics project. This demonstrates how my phone as my personal device tailors to what I might be looking for in a search.
Cell Phone Search on "Sochi" (Web Sector
This picture shows the general web search my phone conducted under the news and location sectors of the search. Yet again, my web search focus heavily on terrorist scandals and scares in Sochi; this being heavily related to the news sector. Both of my pictures from my phone show only negative things coming from Sochi involving terror and public scares, which is probably directly related to what type of material has been searched on my mobile device lately (due to my project, like I said previously).