week 11 directions

https://youtu.be/gIf8nF0l9rg Week 11   Welcome to our eleventh week of class. Before we move toward the readings, discussions, and assignments for week 11, let’s overview quickly our week 10 activities. Week tenth was about improving our multimedia skills and seek ways to enhance the impact of your social media strategy; e.g. using gaming tactics to…

data misuse

This Is So Much Bigger Than Facebook Data misuse is a feature, not a bug—and it’s plaguing our entire culture. ETHAN ZUCKERMAN  MAR 23, 2018 https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2018/03/data-misuse-bigger-than-facebook/556310 In the 17-months-long conversation Americans have been having about social media’s effects on democracy, two distinct sets of problems have emerged. The ones getting the most attention are bad-actor…

directions week 10

https://www.facebook.com/groups/LIB290/permalink/746859338846306/ Week 10 Welcome to our tenth week of class. Before we move toward the readings, discussions, and assignments for week 10, let’s overview quickly our week 9 activities. We are still making an effort to brainstorm on Facebook and discuss on D2L Discussion (minipaper) important current events concerning social media on a global scale…

the Facebook scandal

My note: In the last week, Facebook and Cambridge Analytica were in the middle of the scandal; where they both in kahoot by misappropriating 30K user’s data and trying to manipulate Western voters? Now, Cambridge Analytica is pointing to a Moldovan-born, Russian (St. Petersburg’s University) teaching recipient of Russian government grants. Is there a “Russian”…

week 9 directions

Your directions to week 5 available here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/LIB290/permalink/744251335773773/ transcript: Week 9   Welcome to our ninth week of class. Before we move toward the readings, discussions, and assignments for week 8, let’s overview quickly our week 8 activities. Spring break + week 8 was your opportunity to catch up with major assignments, due January 31…