Virtual Media, Online Marriage, Self-Representation. Jeong Han Lee (Seminar @ Thursday 1 PM) In the digital era of emerging Web 2.0 and with its rapid expansion, internet not only became the intimate medium to socialize between the audience, but also a virtual media network to express themselves and present their identity. As the world… Continue reading Virtual Media, Online Marriage, Self-Representation. Jeong Han Lee (Seminar @ Thursday 1 PM)
We cannot ignore multimedia technology changes the world within recent 10 years. In 2007, Steve Jobs hold a plastic model and it looks like a KITKAT chocolate. He said: “It will change the world”. Right now, 9 years later, IPhone really changes the world and be the sign of the 21st century. Smart mobile… Continue reading The New Age in Social Media Communications
The development of the traditional World Wide Web resulted in a shift from data that was posted on a website which simply allowed uses to view or download content, to a network that allows collaboration among internet users. This expansion allowed users to become a part of the creative process by giving them the power… Continue reading Shifting from Web 1.0 to Web 2.0
Definition Web 2.0 is a network platform which use its advantages to provide services for users and allow users provide their own data and services. Through the participation feature of Web 2.0, network effects was created which riches users experiences (O’reilly, 2007). As Web 1.0 was regarded as an online platform which offers one-to-many service.… Continue reading UGC in Social Media
Introduction According to the data from Statista, there were 3.17 billion internet users and over 1.85 billion smartphone users worldwide in 2015, and both of the two numbers are forecast to rise further (Statista, 2015). The data prove that people has stepped into the internet age where the mobile services and internet are ubiquitous. In… Continue reading The opportunities and risks that come with the application of locative media
Tags: cultural intermediary, online community, communication model, Instagram, social media campaign Attempting to understand online communities is a daunting but essential mission, because nowadays, business, marketing and even the daily grinds of everyone are embracing Web 2.0. Benefiting from the cheap resources and services, user generated content and even user created content has sprung up… Continue reading Cultural Intermediary: An In-between Role in Online Community
Social media games are games we play in social media networks. Compared with traditional games, they are not only for entertainment but also for relationship building (Hinton&Hjorth, 2013, p. 99). Social media games are casual games which can be enjoyably played without demanding high level of attention (Hinton&Hjorth, 2013, p. 103). Players of social media… Continue reading Social media games: Connected or disconnected from the real world?