I’m gonna show you my box

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I actually already opened it — as you can see I’ve finished a few bottles, because I was so excited to try them.

Let’s Talk about “The Social Dilemma” [4:25] via https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bOVFikDhs4I

Students with mental health issues are combatting both a pandemic and their classes at the same time

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I chose this topic because I knew I could get a lot of information on this topic as well as a large variety of responses. In addition, I believe I can briefly talk about another topic idea I had (students putting off classes/graduation) which will make the article more interesting to read and add even more relevancy.

https://madisoncollinsphotography.photo.blog/2021/02/15/my-topic

I personally don’t think the hype would be as huge if it weren’t for social media

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Starbucks doesn’t just sell coffee, they sell the brand name. People like well known brands and brand named items. Starbucks definitely became a huge competitor and that’s because they did something and everyone copied, yet they get more publicity with everyone coming up with new drinks and rating them in videos and so on. Social media makes the biggest difference. Like I’ve said before, you either make something new or do the same thing as everyone else but better. I’m not planning on making a business even though I’ve had some intrusive thoughts about it late at night, but I do know that the direction I’m going in my career is going to still include social media to some degree. Almost everything does now. You can’t be a company and not have a website. You can’t sell your products without getting your name out there. I know that I would like to get into designing or printing and either one of those directions will at some point lead to advertising and/or marketing. Which again, you will definitely need to be online for. It may seem repetitive or redundant but the times are changing and a lot of the older generation isn’t keeping up or wanting the change. I’ve noticed that even in the jobs I have had. I’ve been in retail mostly and just the ApplePay or chip readers have surprised them and they don’t want to learn how to use it. Or just being able to solve a quick problem with the touch of a button on their phone but they refuse to do so. Yes, they didn’t grow up with it and it may be confusing but everyone has to be open to new things and learning. That’s how people stay up to date and successful. Just at least knowing what’s going on and the basics helps greatly. I am always open to learning new things and I think that’ll definitely help me with my career choice. That’s what I enjoy most; the always changing and never ending of it all. You never lose interest and there’s always more coming to look forward to. So, yeah I’m not in the job I would like to be but I still see the media all around.

https://nwtcsocialmediamarketing.home.blog/2021/02/04/social-media-marketing-4

I was about 11 when this show came out and I adored it

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I found the main actresses so beautiful and so thin. I wanted their lives. I wanted their flat stomachs. It taught me that the blonde, beautiful, thin women were revered while the ugly, chubby, brunette women were always cast aside.

https://lilbm.com/2021/01/09/lesson-41-if-you-cant-love-yourself-blame-the-media

Social media collects all kinds of data on people and then uses that data to manipulate behavior

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Social media users are thus pawns of all manner of salesmen and autocrats. They are brainwashed to want, fear and believe what corrupt and nefarious forces want them to believe in order to expand those forces’ wealth and power.

https://richardsteventhomas.wordpress.com/2020/12/10/12-10-20-my-answer-to-the-social-dilemma-poetry-essay-socialmedia-art-criticalthinking-education-humanity

It’s time to change the conversation about social media

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In my opinion, all kids and teenagers should grow up without [social media] but it’s impossible to control. At least make sure you set time for yourself without any distraction, ban your phone when you eat and when you’re spending time with someone in real life for example (even if it happens less often nowadays).

https://biggirlbigcity.blog/2020/10/12/review-the-social-dilemma

The film’s creators do not include insights from those currently working at the companies or any experts that take a different view to the narrative put forward by the film

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They also don’t acknowledge—critically or otherwise—the efforts already taken by companies to address many of the issues they raise. Instead, they rely on commentary from those who haven’t been on the inside for many years.

https://about.fb.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/What-The-Social-Dilemma-Gets-Wrong.pdf

Younger kids often don’t have a filter yet and are very honest in their opinions

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Speaking up is a very scary thing to do, especially when you’re going against the norms or the only one speaking up. But I’ve also learned this year that sometimes in situations by not speaking up at all, your silence can speak numbers and it can seem you agree with something that is wrong. And sometimes you will have to speak up and stand up. In the TED talk by Cathrine Sandland, she does a really amazing job explaining why we need to speak up when things are too important to stay silent. I like to believe I’m slowly gaining confidence in my voice and speaking up when it matters most to me and others.

https://edef360.wordpress.com/2020/09/20/speaking-up-when-it-matters