Class materials: July 31– Aug 4

Monday

Social media and new technologies: what’s coming next?

LECTURE NOTES – WEEK 7 MONDAY – Social media – what’s coming next? (PDF)

READ, WATCH, LISTEN:

Dark Social: We have the whole history of the web wrong (Alexis Madrigal. The Atlantic, October 2012)

When Mobile Becomes The New Face Of Social (Thomas Husson. Forrester Research, July 2014)

Are Messaging Apps the Future of Social Networking? (Matt Kapko. CIO, July 2014)

Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s Oculus acquisition (March 2014)

Facebook battles Snapchat over future of the camera (Matthew Ingram, Fortune. April 2017)

These VR social networks aren’t ‘The Matrix’, but they’re getting pretty close (Adario Strange, Mashable. January 2017)

Bots, explained (Kurt Wagner, Recode, April 2016)

Faebook doubles down on Social VR with Spaces

Wednesday

Presentations