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AJ Henning

Educator, MAD Academy in Santa Barbara

Social Media for Humans or Whatever

PRESENTED ON AUG 17, 2016
IN SANTA BARBARA @ VOL 18

A deep dive into the world of social media. A look at defining different social platforms, how global communication can be a powerful tool for learning, and the constant search for the authentic online.

AJ has been described as a graceful, adjusted identity culled from the rotting corpse of southern california junk culture. He also teaches media arts and social media at the MAD Academy at Santa Barbara High School. AJ is a giant nerd but he'll try not to dork up the vibe.

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Fighting Mental Illness

BY LOUISE HUTT
@ VOL 15 ON OCT 31, 2013

Anxiety effects an extraordinary amount of people. These people often cope with their anxiety by using social media. Louise Hutt is out to change misconceptions that people have about social media and people with mental illnesses.

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Parenting & Social Media

BY ROSE BIANCHINI
@ VOL 1 ON SEP 27, 2013

Rose Bianchini highlights the dangers and consequences when it comes to involving your child in today's, brisk, unforgiving forms of social media. 

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Social Media Marketing For the Socially Awkward

BY LENA KOTLER-WALLACE
@ VOL 22 ON MAY 18, 2014

Lena Kotler-Wallace takes us through utilizing social media to reach our audience by showing us the differences of each of the big three: Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.  

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Affecting through Social Media

BY ALEXANDER JACKSON
@ VOL 8 ON SEP 19, 2014

High School student Alex Jackson talks about getting engaged and what led him to spearhead an advocacy effort to change his high school's social media policy. Engaging in the issues and restrictions the educations system has on the students and youth involved, it is up to those who are affected that need to take action. 

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BY MARIO RODRÍGUEZ
@ VOL 5 ON JUN 27, 2014

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The Social Media

BY FRED FELTON
@ VOL 11 ON JUN 12, 2014

Fred Felton is a city architect and a planner giving us examples of television and socail media nightmares and tips on how to avoid such.

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Policing and Social Media

BY KERRY BLAKEMAN
@ VOL 23 ON DEC 01, 2015

Unfortunately Kerry Blakeman audio was not fully recorded so he kindly re-recorded the start. Excuse the mismatch but hope you get his story. A fascinating tale of how a top Policeman has embraced social media to open up policing to the public.

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How Social Media is Ruining Creativity

BY NIKKI DEBRANGO-JENSEN
@ VOL 3 ON MAR 09, 2017

Nikki DeBrango explores why social media can be toxic to artists and what we can do about it.

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Social Media

BY SARAH HILL
@ VOL 3 ON MAR 09, 2017

Sarah Hill describes the power of social media, and a new collective she's started as a forum for folks interested in the use of social media.