Alexis Ohanian: How to make a splash in social media

In a funny video of 4 minutes, Alexis Ohanian of Reddit tells the real-life fable of one humpback whale’s rise to Web stardom. The lesson of Mister Splashy Pants is a shoo-in classic for meme-makers and marketers in the Facebook age. I like this video because it tells us how the network works in popularity , and as things become viral . The immediacy that generates adapt to the age of technology .


Wael Ghonim: Let’s desing social media that drives real change

Wael Ghonim helped touch off the Arab Spring in his home of Egypt … by setting up a simple Facebook page. As he reveals, once the revolution spilled onto the streets, it turned from hopeful to messy, then ugly and heartbreaking. And social media followed suit. What was once a place for crowdsourcing, engaging and sharing became a polarized battleground. Ghonim asks: What can we do about online behavior now? How can we use the Internet and social media to create civility and reasoned argument?. I like this video because it shows how powerful are the social networks. I also like the fact that he share that story, because sometimes we learn from the events that occurred .

Tom Uglow: An Internet without screens might look like this

Designer Tom Uglow is creating a future in which humanity’s love for natural solutions and simple tools can coexist with our need for information and the devices that provide us with it. “Reality is richer than screens,” he says. “We can have a happy place filled with the information we love that feels as natural as switching on lightbulb.” I like how he takes us to the future, how we can see the technology in a different way . It is impressive as it shows progress and the way that gives us the presentation



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