Be Real Social Media

Today, we’re reading Terry Nguyen’s Vox article,“Are We Ever Authentically Ourselves on the Internet?” In your small groups, please consider the following questions: Do you share content across platforms? Why?  What is authenticity? What does it mean on social media? What aspects of your life/personality do you perform?  Would you use BeReal over TikTok or… Read More Be Real Social Media

Selfie Dysmorphia

Today, we’re reading Elle Hunt’s article, “Faking It: How Selfie Dysmorphia Is Driving People to Seek Surgery,”  from The Guardian. In your small groups, please answer the following questions and post them here: What is the central claim of the article? Can you identify a specific sentence? How does the series of images at the… Read More Selfie Dysmorphia

Robb Van Gogh Selfie

Today we’re reading Alice Robb’s  New Republic article, “Would Van Gogh Have Taken Selfies? Probably. In your small groups, consider the following questions: Why do you think it’s such a big deal that the Oxford English Dictionary declared “selfie” the word of the year?  What are the aims of selfie? What are selfies trying to do? How might this differ from… Read More Robb Van Gogh Selfie

Social Media Support

Templates for Social Media Posts Canva  Check out their templates for everything from Instagram to Twitter Adobe Create Cloud Express – More cool templates for creating graphics and presenting Tips for Social Media Check out this piece about Creating Engaging Social Media posts This piece from Team Lewis offers a more succinct list of tips. 

Auschwitz Selfie

Today, we’re reading Caitlin Dewey’s article “The Other Side of the Infamous ‘Auschwitz Selfie’ ” from The Washington Post. Before we dig into the reading, let’s develop some shared knowledge: What do you associate with Auschwitz? You can provide a list of bullets. Next, what do you think of the selfie Breanna posted of herself… Read More Auschwitz Selfie