Twitter Feeds [Task 4]

The National Archives of Australia (@naagovau) primarily tweets content that can be classed as information dissemination, and information sharing (Huang, Chu, Liu, & Zheng, 2017). The information they disseminate mostly comprises their own exhibitions and events, or the inclusion of National Archives or prominent speakers or members of staff in other public events. Other information dissemination from the National Archives regards facilities in National Archive offices, mostly focusing in changes to regular hours of operation. The information shared spans a much wider range, and is frequently tagged with #onthisday or #otd. These posts share an […]

What is Web 2.0? [Task 2]

In the connected day and age of Web 2.0, organisations that do not embrace technology are setting themselves apart from the rest of the ‘ecosystem’- and at a disadvantage. The ecosystem that technology currently exists in is a very connected world. Digital in 2017: Global overview (Kemp, 2017) shows that of the global population 3.8 billion are active internet users, and of those 2.8 billion engage actively in social media. Organisations which connect with individuals through engagement with Web 2.0 are publicising their intention to be received as forerunners in the technological ecosystem, who are […]

American Behavioral Scientist Article Analysis [Task 1]

The information we receive through viewing Facebook profiles come in two forms; visual and textual (verbal).  The article by Pelled et al. (2017) Textual Primacy Online: Impression Formation Based on Textual and Visual Cues in Facebook Profiles examines the central question ‘which elements on Facebook profiles exert a stronger influence on the process of impression formation – pictures or text?’ Generally, the primary cues used in determining impressions are visual, however when visual and verbal cues contradict each other, the verbal cues are relied on more heavily for receiving information. The nature of Facebook has […]