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How would a real life social media be like?

Envelope ✉️
Aditi Bhatnagar
Yes, we have been using social media to connect for a long time now, but 2020 made us dependent on them more than ever. It's time we have an open dialogue. Burst our individual filter bubbles and communicate what our individual experience of social media feels like. In this session, we will come together, interact, go through a bunch of skillfully crafted activities and draw conclusions on what's the real state of our virtual lives? Which humane components are lacking? What extra aspects have been added? How is it affecting our bonding, privacy, individuality, organization, and dialogue?
This session is aimed at identifying and learning about several unrealistic aspects that have entered into our lives knowingly/unknowingly through prominent social media. The session will be split into multiple activities embedded with knowledge bits around fascinating research being conducted on the oh-so-several ramifications of social media. We will do a quick mix and match of popular opinions about social media amongst the group and perform thoughtful analysis of how we engage with these platforms by mapping the tech into real-life space-time. Thereby identifying the gaps and ineffectual features of social media focusing on how social media is affecting our bonding, privacy, individuality, organization, and dialogue. Channeling in our high spirits, we'd attempt to redesign the interface that can connect people across the globe in a more human manner. Prerequisite: Attendees need to have at least one active social media account (LinkedIn/Twitter/Facebook/Instagram etc) and bring along their mobile phones with internet connectivity :)

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Type Workshop
Language English

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