Multimedia creates Multi-faces generation?

One of my best friends is keen on using all social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and many more. Long time no see since I’ve moved to Australia, because the time in both countries is different so I haven’t seen her activities on social media accounts for a while. Then I went on…

User-Generated Content (UGC) in Marketing

User-generated content (UGC) has now become a strong technique which massive companies use to marketing their new brands. Instead of marketing themselves, the companies understand how effective it might be to let the customers raise the conversations and talk or post about the brand on social media platforms. When the content is produced and gave out…

‘Viva La Vida’ New Version Released

The rise of remix culture has brought the music world into a completely new era. Music now is not simply a song with lyrics and rhythm anymore. With a small piece of music, people can recreate it into a totally different version suitable for different occasions and moods. Or with some of the familiar sounds…

A unique YouTube video series? Why not? (Part 2)

At the previous blog post about some of the strategies to create a unique YouTube video series , I’ve given out ways to keep things on track in a video producing process like choosing background music for the videos, dealing with team work or how to grow the audiences. In this part of the blog I’ll…

Beat Girl – A phenomenon of transmedia storytelling!

BEAT GIRL is a well-known name for those who are Pinterest fans from all over the world. Beat Girl is known as Heather Jennings, a 19-year-old girl who used to mean to become a pianist but then found out her true passion is being a DJ. Her stories now have been spread through multiple platforms…

A unique YouTube video series? Why not? (Part 1)

Me and my 3 other friends are making a series of YouTube videos as a final project for BCM112 (Convergent Media Practices). The videos are about us doing and asking people to do challenges which are supposed to be fun and entertained. Every week we will come up with 3 to 4 challenges and post…

Wood 3D printing material – New craftsmanship generation

Whenever anyone mentions the words ‘craft’ and ‘digital craftsmanship’, I immediately think about the wood 3D printing material used for CubePro, which is a combination between wood art and 3D printing – a very, as I believe, good example for digital making things. Source: http://www.tecedu.com/wood-material-for-cubepro/ Wood 3D printing material, as I understand it, is using normal…

Have we audiences changed?

When media converges, are we media audiences changing our positions in the media world? The answer is ‘Yes’. We have not only changed, but also changed dramatically. We’ve changed from the ‘consumers’ to the ‘prosumers‘. Media audiences seem not to sit there passively and receive what the media shows them anymore, they stand up and make…

iOS vs. Android – The platform war never ends

The battle between iOS and Android, the two most powerful mobile operating systems seem like never ends as each one is controlled in a different way. While iOS is a closed source which control everything users do including the apps they are downloading and limited customizability, Android gives people a free access to their sources…

Famous copyright infringement cases

Copyright is a powerful word, not as powerful as the phrase ‘Made in China’, but powerful. It can put you to jail or lose a huge amount of money when ever you don’t watch it out! Especially in the media industry, everything gets worse when everyday we post and share and use a thousand links…

‘The medium is the message’ – What does it really mean?

The quote ‘The medium is the message’ has been a controversial issue in the communication and media field, where many professionals want to define it and put it into practice. Understanding it give us a powerful control over media industry. In this essay, I will demonstrate some of the following examples in the way that…

Making the world knows who you are

  Okay, so the title is overwhelming huh? Making the world know who you are, especially when you are short enough for everyone NOT to see you in the crowd, seem to be a big idea to talk about. Actually everyone wants their names to be written into the world’s history, in some specific fields…