Part 1: Influence At the beginning of the semester, I had 198 Twitter followers. I didn’t go on Twitter that much to scroll through, much less to tweet. When I started writing tweets for this class, I got a better feeling for my “Twitter voice” that used the right language that people would engage with. […]Read more "DM for Collabs: My Influence Growth Analysis"
This week, people tweeted the hashtag #GeauxVote, which encouraged people to go vote for the new Louisiana State Governor. The candidates included Democratic incumbent John Bel Edwards and Republican Eddie Rispone. The hashtag is a spin off of popular Louisiana sayings like #GeauxTigers, in which people add an -eaux suffix to words to make them […]Read more "#GeauxVote: The Race for Louisiana State Governor"
Objective and Background My objectives for this assignment were to get at least 500 views on my meme on Imgur, and to push out 4+ social media posts in order to promote the meme. In the meme I chose to remix, a user will compare two things, listing a few qualities about that thing. The […]Read more "Goldfish Meme Campaign Analysis"
Boolean search: #climatechange OR #gretathunberg OR #makeamericagretaagain AND climate change OR greta OR thunberg. We wanted to encompass all related hashtags and non-hashtag word mentions to get the widest results. The most retweeted tweet was Candace Owens’, a conservative activist. Her tweet may have generated 26,018 retweets because it’s unique. Few tweets opposed Greta Thunberg’s […]Read more "Trending Topic Analysis: Greta Thunberg and Climate Change"
Join me as I taste test Burger King’s Impossible Whopper and Whopper and learn about impossible meat along the way!Read more "How Good is Impossible Meat?"
Some pieces of content that go viral can be very funny and harmless, like a dance challenge or a meme. Others can be more dangerous and intend to manipulate people’s beliefs and ideas. Enter; the internet hoax. Despite whether the hoax ends up being funny or not, the intent to deceive is still present, which […]Read more "Let’s Meet Up With Momo at Area 51: How Internet Hoaxes are Given Life"