Poverty is not so distant

Australia is one of the richest developed countries in the world but that doesn’t mean that poverty doesn’t exist here. In reality 1 in 8 Australians are living below the poverty line, thats about 2.2 million people. The poverty line in Australia for a single adult is about $426.30 a week, with 57.3% of people…

Hero

This week we were asked to think about who our hero/s are and what our passion and motivations are in our chosen practice. There is no specific person or company that i identify with as my hero for pursuing social media marketing. However there is a particular type of marketing that i am drawn to,…

The power of a selfie

Love them or hate them selfies are everywhere, you can’t avoid them. Millions are taken everyday and you’ve probably taken a few, but what is a selfie. Oxford Dictionary defines a selfie as “a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media…

Research Practices

Historical Context After the invention of blogging, social media exploded in popularity. Youtube creation in 2005 created new ways for people to communicate and share across great distances. In 2006 Facebook and Twitter became available worldwide and are still some of the most popular social media sites. Other channels like Tumblr, Spotify, Snapchat and Pinterest…

Defining my practice

What is my creative practice? Can i see myself or my learning situate in an existing field? In a broad sense my creative practice is social media, but on a more focused level it is content creation. My creative practice is a newly developing area in the existing field of marketing. Write down some key…

Mobile Manners: The Reflection

For my digital project I decided to look further into the weeks that most interested me, which were week 6 ‘personal devise and public spaces’ and week 9 ‘Regulating Audiences’. These topics were chosen as I wanted to explore the impact that personal devices has had on how individuals relate, and the self and societal…