WELCOME to the discussion for WEEK 3. Please respond in complete sentences for each question, unless directed to do otherwise, demonstrating in your reply that you have read the material in order to receive full credit.
Topic 1: Social Media
This week, you watched Social Media Revolution 2015 #Socialnomics.
As you review the multiple statistics that display in Social Media Revolution 2015 #Socialnomics, assess the impact of social media in your life.
What role does social media play in your life? Are you aware of the social media policies of the organizations where you work, attend school, or volunteer? Have you used social media to resolve problems, participate in a cause you are passionate about, or to learn about UMUC? How does social media impact your personal and professional communications?
Topic 2: Digital Nation
This week you watched Digital Nation: Life on the Virtual Frontier (Chapter 7) and Second Life – The Online 3D Virtual World.
Rosedale’s mission with Second Life is to fix the problem of alienation that technology created.
Do you believe that more technology, for example virtual worlds, can solve the problem of alienation that technology helped to create in the first place? Why or why not? Is there a solution to this problem? Do you have any experience with virtual worlds such a SecondLife or World of Warcraft? If so, what are your thoughts on virtual worlds?
Minimum Topic Response: Word Count = 70 (per topic). Your response is required to be AT LEAST 70 WORDS long. If your reply for this question is less than 70 words, you will lose points. You can use Microsoft Word to count the words in your response to make sure you have met the requirement.
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