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Music media, music sales, and the effects of social media on music consumption

The innovations related to music production and sales have changed the music business for a majority of musicians and their fans. Traditionally, music users discovered songs or albums through radio play and word-of-mouth (Dewan & Ramaprasad, 2014). 757 more words

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Social Media and Music Education

As I sat in the music library at UT last week, another student mentioned that a music theory professor had discussed social media and blogging within the context of his music theory classes. 756 more words

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Innovation

The theme of this week’s class is innovation. And I’m not going to lie – this is a topic that I’m finding difficult to eloquently put into words. 982 more words

Social Informatics - The first week

My introduction to Social Informatics has begun. Likewise, my venture into the blogging world begins. Although I have often read other people’s blogs, I had not yet stepped into the world of crafting my own blog until this assignment. 633 more words

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What is Social Informatics?

Going into this course (INSC 542: Social Informatics at the University of Tennessee), I was not entirely sure what the term “social informatics” meant. After doing some reading, though, I have come to find that social informatics is much more complex than my original impression, and much more exciting. 534 more words

Community Trust and Crowdfunding

Note: This post originally appeared on my blog for the course Social Informatics.

Everyone knows a little something about crowdfunding – remember that weird potato salad Kickstarter that went viral? 1,215 more words

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Information Accessibility & Upward Mobility

Note: This post originally appeared on my blog for the course Social Informatics.

Technology can save the world! Can’t it?

The idea that technology is able to drastically change economical circumstances around the world is the running theme throughout the required readings for today. 788 more words

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