Group 4 panels

Section 3 // 9:30 a.m. // #activism

Panel members:  Reilly, Britt, Amira

Hashtag: #activism

Twitter questions:

Q1: Do you think #activism is effective in its campaigning? Why or why not? (Reilly)
Q2: Did you hear about the #metoo campaign before reading these articles? If so where/ who did you hear it from? (Britt)
Q3: Why are progressive activists using hashtags on social media as a tactic to form popular phenomenons– Do you see this as a positive or negative form of expression? (Amira)

Readings:

Counter-technology: Go on Twitter and search #Activism. Find another activism phenomena other than #MeToo and provide a one sentence summary on what the hashtag is used to promote, or speak out against, and what it means.

Section 4 // 12:30 p.m. // #onlinedating apps

Panel members: Dana, Ellie, Stephen, Melanie

Hashtag: #onlinedatingapps

Twitter questions:

Q1: If you’ve ever used an #onlinedatingapp like #Tinder, what types of info did you allow on your profile? If not, what info WOULD you allow?
Q2: Has anything about these #onlinedatingapps ever raised some safety concerns for you?
Q3: What types of #data do you think #onlinedatingapps might have access to?

Readings:

Counter-technology:

Group 2 panels

Section 3 // 9:30 a.m. // #AssistantTech

Panel members: Jessa, Katy, Darien

Hashtag: #AssistantTech

Twitter questions:

Q1: Do you have one of these devices? What made you purchase it?
Q2: If not then why don’t you have one?
Q3: Would you ever consider purchasing one for your home in the future? why/why not?
Q4: Have you considered any devices listening to you when you didn’t ask for it to? Do you have any stories of strange responses?

Readings:

Counter-technology:


Section 4 // 12:30 p.m. // ##Likes #Reactions #SocialMedia #MentalHealth

Panel members: Nah’ja, Olivia, Justina, Taylor.

Hashtags: #Likes #Reactions #SocialMedia #MentalHealth

Twitter questions:

Q1: Does the amount of likes you receive on a post seem to reflect your mood?
Q2: How do you feel social media is taking over our lives?
Q3: Do you feel as though the negatives of social media outweigh the positives?

Readings:

Counter-technology: Space Phone Usage app (see Olivia’s blog)