Learning to Dialogue in a Digital World

No Good at Emoji? Don’t Give Up

Summary: “I’m horrible at emoji—it’s like a foreign language for me. I always get “???” replies from friends. What should I do?”

Read and watch at: https://goo.gl/hNzjmV

Digitally mined from: www.wired.com

 

Sideways Dictionary Explains Complex Tech Jargon With Analogies

Summary: “Tech jargon is notoriously difficult to understand, but as more and more security issues dominate the news, more bizarre terminology comes with it. From honeypots to buffer overflow attacks, Sideways is a dictionary that uses analogies to explain how this stuff works.”

Read more at: https://goo.gl/AXSsUU

Digitally mined from: www.lifehacker.com 

 

How Teen Craze Musical.ly Got Too Big for Pop to Ignore

Summary: “The brainchild of Shanghai-based developers Alex Zhu and Luyu Yang, the social video app allows users to lip-sync and share 15 seconds of a song. Originally rolled out in China, Japan and the United States in October 2014, American audiences – namely, teenage girls – immediately took to the platform, launching it to #1 on the App Store charts in 2015 and keeping it in the Top 40 ever since.”

Read more a https://goo.gl/6ctWDs

Digitally mined from www.rollingstone.com

 

Visiting Online Trolls in Their Home

Summary: “Why do so many people use the internet to harass and threaten people, and stretch the freedom of speech to its limits? Director Kyrre Lien meets a global group of strongly opinionated individuals, who spend their time debating online on the subjects they care most strongly about.”

Read more a https://goo.gl/P3Y8Ug

Digitally mined from www.boingboing.net

 

Watching Online Videos With Friends

Summary: “In this day and age, you’re never really alone, even if there’s no one next to you. Driving home that idea is a new app from Google that wants to make your video watching experience a more social one.”

Read more at: https://goo.gl/VRofzx

Digitally mined from www.digitaltrends.com