[SPEAKER] Experimenting with #OpinionMinute on Tik-Tok

I've been playing around on Tik-Tok a bit this week, been thinking about this for months... As an academic, we're encouraged to prepare, and think, and prepare some more, before committing to speaking/writing. Even my media work, which can be relatively 'off the hoof', I've got a good idea of the story, and have done some prep and reading. I've barely used Tik-Tok, so thought it would be a good space to experiment ... although…

Pokémon Go: An evil for churches and dangerous for children?

This time last week, Pokémon was entirely not on my radar (too old to have got involved first time around), then gradually material started filtering through on my social media feeds as people around the world were playing it - and I Googled to find out 'what is it?' It is a massively multiplayer mobile game that uses real-world geography and location data as an anchor for its fictional narrative. If that 'proper' explanation doesn't work for…

I tried…

Comedic commentary on 'the YouTube generation' ... "I'm Twitter famous" What does that mean? "I'm not really famous" So, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, etc can help us do many things... but not everything... and Daniel Radcliffe is quite amusing too! Try, but know your limits, not... "I tried, and therefore no one can criticise me."
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