Category Archives: Participatory Culture

Social Media Displacing Unions as Teacher Walk-out Spreads to 2 More States

Oklahoma and Kentucky teachers joined their classroom brethren and sisters following West Virginia’s successful school boycott over cuts in pay, benefits, and school funding.  The statewide teachers’ strike that shuttered West Virginia schools for almost two weeks resulted in the … Continue reading

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For $5, I will…

Want to be a social media strategist, designer, programmer, writer, session musician, backup singer, coach, financial consultant, virtual assistant, or prankster … or just want to exercise your creative muscle in ways that your day job just doesn’t, can’t, or … Continue reading

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Why pictures go viral?

    Jan 20th, a “battle” on the Internet happened on Facebook between Chinese Internet users and two Taiwan news media. This event was triggered by the divergent view on a political issue between Chinese people and two Taiwan news … Continue reading

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