Social Media Literacy, And Other Courses I Could Teach, Right?
|Amy Widdowson||Jan 30, 2018|
Poppets, a virulent strain of the flu is tearing through these United States, so go get your flu shot.
This is a couple of days old, but a fitness app’s release of their data as a visualization map may have revealed secret US military bases. Awwwwwkward. But in Strava’s defense, every anonymized data point displayed is one that the original user deemed public. As in, individuals on those military bases were uploading their daily workouts as public. So maybe if you work in a top-secret job that requires insane security clearance, don’t broadcast your runs to a public social media feed? On another note, I’m thinking my next side hustle is teaching social media literacy classes.
Today in Words Freaking Matter: California Murder Suspect Said to Have Trained With Extremist Hate Group.
Ben sent in this excellent io9 article on Anti-Communist propoganda posters from 1909 onwards, one of which poses this very important question you should ask yourself: Is your washroom breeding Bolsheviks?
And the article of course led me to the Propaganda Posters Subreddit and lol, I’ll see you next week.
Fun fact! The World Economic Foundation’s study on Gender Equality from 2017 currently ranks America 49th in the world. COOLCOOLCOOLCOOL.
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