Thing 8 – Facebook

Around the world more than 1.62 billion people log onto the social media platform Facebook on a daily basis (I have to admit to being one of those Facebook fans), and  5 new Facebook profiles are created every second (Zephoria Digital Marketing, October 2019).  Thing 8 explores some aspects of this highly popular social media …

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Thing 8 – Facebook

Thing 8: Facebook

  Intro: no More I last logged into my Facebook profile in December 2015. If not for that, I would probably be writing for the ‘intermediate’ strand of Thing 8. I was a member of Facebook groups, some personal and some professional, and had found the latter a useful way to find out about conferences,… Read more Thing 8: Facebook

Thing 8: Facebook

Thing 8: Facebook

Facebook is HUGE back in where I’m from. No kidding. It’s literally everyone using Facebook. And I have been playing around its features since undergrad. From my experience, Facebook by far is the most convenient and useful tool for either personal use, professional development, or work. I created and joined groups for various coursework and…

Thing 8: Facebook

Thing 8 – Facebook

Like many, I look at Facebook daily. I probably spend around 15 minutes a day (3-4 minutes at a time) looking through my news feed, “liking” and sharing content other people have posted. On average I would say I post one or two things every couple of weeks, I share content three or four times…

Thing 8 – Facebook

Thing 8: Facebook

I avoided Facebook for many years. I just wasn’t interested. Then, following a conversation with one of my many cousins (28 at the last count, and that’s the ones I know about – rumour has it there are others!), it transpired that I was the only cousin on that side of the family who wasn’t […]

Thing 8: Facebook

Thing 8: Facebook

I avoided Facebook for many years. I just wasn’t interested. Then, following a conversation with one of my many cousins (28 at the last count, and that’s the ones I know about – rumour has it there are others!), it transpired that I was the only cousin on that side of the family who wasn’t […]

Thing 8: Facebook

Thing 5: Emoji’s and Diversity

Thing 5 asks you to consider the impact of diverse representation via the emojis we all know and love. I wrote a blog about the impact of emoji’s taking over how we write things, certainly in a colloquial manner. I remember when it was in the news not so long ago, regarding the ability to […]

Thing 5: Emoji’s and Diversity