Section 1: Article – Confusion is the point
How have social media platforms changed the way we consume and understand information?
Answer: A same image with different text can be different meanings. For example, (https://bit.ly/2HXNOzh) for this image, If the accompanying text is that the teenagers are visiting the first nation ’s people, people will think the good points about these teenagers, but if the text is some teenagers from america are arguing with a first nation’s people, people will think the bad points about these teenagers, you will also not think these teenagers are smilling at the old man, you will feel like they are laughing the old man. Now your mind is changed by the text. Because every one can write articles to comment on certain events. So you might change you idea when you see other people’s comment in social media.
Section 2: Ted Talk – Is Social Media Hurting Your Mental Health?
What value do you get from online social interactions?
Answer: First, The reason social media was developed is that people want to understand the lives of others. Second, make it easier for people to communicate with each other. Third, you can watch some short videos that posts on the social media to relax yourself.
How is social media and social capital helping to form youth culture?
Answer: Young people create many sentence abbreviations on social media. In a sentence, the beginning letters of each word are combined. For example: lol (laugh out load). At the beginningI think that people created these special words were just for convenience, but, later more and more special words was created. Now, this became part of the online culture
Section 3: Black Mirror: Nose Dive Clips
Do you see any similarities between the world presented in this video and the world you live in? How does the main character gain and lose points? Why are these points important to her? What value might be derived from this type of social interaction? How are social interactions changed in this world?
Do you see any similarities between the world presented in this video and the world you live in?
Answer: Yes, there’s some similarities between these two worlds. First, some people are addicted to social media and can’t get out . When they post something new on the social media, The only thing they wants to is “like “the content they post become a product , , if people like your content, they give a “like” in this situation the “like” becomes the currency. People likes to get this kind of currency, this this will make them feel a sense of accomplishment. That’s what happened in the really world. In the move, this behavior is just exaggerated.
How does the main character gain and lose points? Why are these points important to her?
Answer: To get points, the main character needs to post something that people are interested in, deliberately fawn others. The reason why these points are important for her is because, in that world, these points is like a person’s level. If your points is very low, no one will be willing to associate with you.
What value might be derived from this type of social interaction? How are social interactions changed in this world
Answer: People become hypocritical and only speak good things, because once bad things are said, your points will decrease.
How are social interactions changed in this world?
Answer: people only need to check social media to know a person’s informationonly. No one give suggestion only flattery.