By: Sarah Scott https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5-ahnFYzMp8&feature=share In 2014, Coca-Cola started its Share-A-Coke campaign, which made a great impact not only nationally but globally as well. This campaign had the most common names on each bottle and encouraged people to share Cokes with their friends. The commercial above had one friend in the beginning sharing with one other friend before it grew to two friends then to a whole crowd and ended with … Continue reading Share A Coke: What’s In A Name
By: Sarah Scott Theory Synopsis Symbolic Interactionism is the study of how people interpret symbols from society in order to create social world in which the symbols dictate how the individual sees themselves and their roles in interacting with society. George Herbert Mead was the first one to propose the theory in the 1920s. Other … Continue reading How Symbols Form Reality: Symbolic Interactionism
Sarah Scott This week in class we read about Wikipedia and its history. So, when I came across an article about China's banning the use of the site I thought that it was a perfect fit for this week's blog post. I found the article on Mashable. It is written by Stan Schroeder and entitled, … Continue reading Wikipedia Ban
Sarah Scott I read an article on Mashable about a Chinese app that is more downloaded than Gmail. This article, written by Jack Morse, is entitled China's Indoctrination App Downloaded More Than Gmail. hinese app that is downloaded is entitled Study the Great Nation and is teaching the consumer about the nation's leader. Morse says … Continue reading Freedom To Speak?