This week a lovely fellow student gave a presentation by the name of Claire – on the topic of the royal family. It was wonderfully presented and provided an unbiased and interesting account of the royals’ popularity and influence over the past several decades, and questioned their future relevance, power and influence. The presentation made me think about my stance on the family, and whether or not they SHOULD remain relevant. I mean, they are a well-educated group of peoples…

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Raff, R. and Simco, H. (2014). Tip Toe Wing in my Jawwdinz. [iTunes Track] US: Mad Decent. This iTunes track has recently hit the peak of its popularity on vine and as a result we decided to utilise it in the creation of our content for our digital artefact Us Takes Uni. Widely used on vine, the popular song was perfect for the tiptoeing movement that we frequently see people doing at university as they try and avoid the loud clicking…

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Content.photojojo.com. (2016). The Ultimate Guide to Vine: Pro-Tips, Awesome Ideas, and Who to Follow! | Photojojo. [online] Available at: http://content.photojojo.com/inspiration/websites/the-ultimate-guide-to-vine/ [Accessed 2 Apr. 2016]. Similar to the previous reference, this article I also came across helped re-establish how we used the digital platform and how we interacted with it. Its similarities include the recommendations of other vine personalities to look into and made examples of their vines. The article also outlined some helpful tips when it came to editing and aided…

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Knoblauch, M. (2016). The Beginners Guide to Vine. [Blog] MASHABLE. Available at: http://mashable.com/2013/12/11/vine-beginners-guide/#G6JgDXkVsEq7 [Accessed 1 Apr. 2016]. With a few vines under Us Takes Uni’s belt, I decided to come back and re-evaluate how we were creating content and whether or not it was compatible with the platform we were using. This blog post was excellent communicating the basics yet again to reaffirm that what we were creating was acceptable and would be accepted by the audience on the platform. It…

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Knowles, B. (2009). Halo. [iTunes Track] US: Columbia. This track was used in the creation of content for our digital artefact Us Takes Uni. Although we only used a tiny snippet of the music, I felt the need to reference it and give credit where due. In the vine comparing carpooling on the way to university versus carpooling home, this song played as the boys sang along. It is a feel-good and powerful song known by many due to the celebrity…

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