SOCIAL MEDIA ESSAY

How is the use of social media contributing to digital transformations in the fabric of everyday life?  The social media must have; Facebook has practically become a necessity in everyday life. From connecting with the friends of our past to making new ones through common interests, it has seriously impacted the fabric of everyday life. It […]

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VFL18 Project – 6

A reflection I think the concept of Selfies of Leicester has turned out amazing! We have reached our goal of connecting with people and giving them interesting content whilst also linking to the view from Leicester concept. We have shown of Leicester in a way thats unique and original and its something that easy to […]

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VFL 18 project – 5

The growth of the account 15th April After creating and uploading the first initial pictures we started posting a lot more. Including hashtags and linking locations. This helped the page to grow a lot as people were interacting by likings and following. On my personal account I updated my story asking my followers to go […]

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VFL 18 Project – 4

Uploading to the Instagram We created the Instagram very quickly as its straight-forward and simple, I started by following people we know around Leicester and who would be interested in the content.  This meant that we could get likes and comments and bring some traffic to the page as a start. Charlotte found and followed […]

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VFL 18 Project – 3

Then next step in the Selfies of Leicester journey was taking the images! Charlotte and I went our separate ways to go around Leicester and get the perfect selfies for the insta page! We both used our iPhones to make the selfie taking as straightforward as possible. I saved the old images to my phone […]

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VFL 18 Project – 2

Selfies of Leicester! Now that I have an Idea established some planning needed to take place to get the ball rolling. Firstly  we created an Instagram page to put my images on. This was simple and we started following people I know.   We then needed to find some images of old Leicester to take […]

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VFL 18 Project – 1

For the VFL group project we were asked to come up with an idea that remixed or re-used film from The British Film Council as a creative stepping off point to explore Britishness. We were also asked to create the media around Leicester to show the city in different ways similar to the BFC films giving the project its name. View From […]

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