Social Media feat. Akeem Beckford (007)

This episode was recorded at and is sponsored by THE HUB COWORKING. My guest, Akeem Beckford (@KEEM.876) and I, discuss the dos, don’ts, habits, pet peeves and everything in between, of SOCIAL MEDIA.

This episode was recorded at, and is sponsored by THE HUB COWORKING:
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In this episode, I discuss the dos, don’t, habits, pet peeves and everything in between of social media, with student, Akeem Beckford (http://instagram.com/keem.876, http://twitter.com/keem876.  We discuss:

  • The current Social Media platforms - Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, YouTube, Whatsapp
  • Preferred platform and why?
  • Who still uses Facebook?
  • Instagram characters - thirst trappers, trollers, memers, quouters, silent haters etc
  • Various Instagram behaviours and habits
    • Block and Delete
    • DM Sliders
    • Sequential pic liking
    • Follow Unfollow
    • Under heart tab - The ‘Following’ vs the ‘You’ tabs.  Which is your default?
  • Snapchat
  • YouTube
  • Whatsapp Statuses
  • Other people sharing moments that aren't theirs or that they weren't asked to share.
  • Catfishing
  • The security of youth on social media.
  • Detoxing from social media
  • Technology challenge - Which platform would u use to :
    • Tell an emotional story
    • Thirst Trap
    • Nude pic
    • Make an intellectual statement

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