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Research Guide for Prof. Slattum's English1C Class

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Social Media


Brian Solis and Jesse Thomas take on the huge task of visually cataloging social media tools into categories. If you think you know social media, you'll want to take a look at the overwhelming collection of different tools that are used for a variety of purposes.

The Social Media Experiment

Comedian, Jack Vale, uses social media accounts to learn information about strangers and mystifies/terrifies them with the results. Geotagging plays a big part in social media use in this video. While it is meant to be funny, the video brings up a lot of interesting questions. Does the general public understand the consequences of public social media accounts? Do they care? Do the consequences outweight the benefits? Will videos like this cause people to change or not?