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Analysing Social Without Media

Words: 418 Length: 1 Pages Document Type: Essay Paper #: 96901823

We aim to make every individual aware of the time spent on their device. This is not just a problem with children but it is with the entire generation and generations to come. Nowadays we are addicted. We are addicted to eating up time, simply by scrolling through endless apps and social media pages on our phone. We are so fortunate to have all of these innovations in our new generations. We need to appreciate life and manage our lives better. We want to promote a playful approach to our use of media through this campaign.
Key words:
· Branding
· Design
· Social Media
· Campaign
· Market Engagement
· Media
· Social Impact
Project:
Be Social Without Media is a campaign we created to challenge a completely new spectrum of the limitation of phone usage. We must not forget that these devices did not exist before and that…… [Read More]

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Politics on Facebook and Twitter

Words: 1131 Length: 3 Pages Document Type: Essay Paper #: 82176850

Social Media & Politics
Social media has not been around a terribly long time in terms of years and time spent. However, the days of when MySpace fully came onto the scene was not that long ago. Since then, Facebook has asserted a massive presence. That presence has been used by Facebook itself and others to change the face of different realms of society. Just one of those realms would happen to be the political scene. However, there are plenty of people that disagree about how much impact social medic could or should have when it comes to politics. While Malcolm Gladwell is quick to point out that social media has ignited social activities and levels of political activity not seen before, he insists that social media cannot replace the real depth, breadth and substance of what makes politics work.
Analysis
The interesting way in which Gladwell is wont to…… [Read More]

Works Cited

Adams, Becket. \\"Anti-Trump Twitter Kind Of Liked Kim Jong Un\\'s Response To Trump.\\" Washington Examiner. N.p., 2017. Web. 10 Nov. 2017.

Edwards, Breanna. \\"Kansas State University Black Student Union Demands That Charges Be Filed In Racist Graffiti ‘Prank’.\\" theroot.com. N.p., 2017. Web. 10 Nov. 2017.

Gladwell, Malcolm. \\"Small Change.\\" The New Yorker. N.p., 2010. Web. 10 Nov. 2017.







 


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Fake News and How to Stop It

Words: 611 Length: 2 Pages Document Type: Essay Paper #: 43392270

Research Question: Why is “fake news” so hard to identify and what can be done to limit its influence in society?
After considering the information in this week’s instructor guidance and readings, I understand ethos to refer to the credibility of the author, pathos to refer to the emotional substance of the argument, and logos to refer to evidence and logic.

Revised Thesis Statement:
• Internet technologies enable the proliferation of fake news, and only education and awareness can curtail the influence fake news has on society.
Claim #1:
• Prior exposure to the fake news item makes a person more likely to believe that the story is true (Pennycook, Cannon, & Rand, 2017).
Claim #2:
• Mob mentality is at work with fake news, as research shows a viral post is more likely to be perceived as trustworthy even when it is fake (Papanastasiou, 2017).
Counterargument & Rebuttal
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References

Papanastasiou, Y. (2017). Fake news propagation and detection. https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3028354

Pennycook, G., Cannon, T.G. & Rand, D.G. (2017). Implausibility and illusory truth. https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2958246

Pennycook, G. & Rand, D.G. (2017). The implied truth effect. https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3035384

Verma, N., Fleischmann, K.R. & Koltai, K.S. (2017). Human values and trust in scientific journals, the mainstream media, and fake news. 80th Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science & Technology, Washington, DC, VA | Oct. 27-Nov. 1, 2017