Category: trends

Week 2 Blog

Top stories in Queensland are: #auspol #innovation and @ubercool. Many more seen in the following:

TrendsMap

There are various tweets about different commodities but news stories seem to be becoming very assertive and clear when delivering a message. On the other hand, there are some tweets which are aimed towards creativity and other activites.

There are many examples of tweets being used as news stories, an example is:

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There is a large amount of advertisement for events and other conventions on twitter due to its ability to manipulate adverts in different ways and forms. An example of advertisement is:

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Queensland Australia is advertising for this particular festival.

I did not have much problem finding these adverts as there were an abundance to choose from. This shows that there is quite a vast amount of all of these out there and it is happening extensively. I did have a few problems trying to find what was trending in my area as there were no trending tags on trendsmap.com. Therefore, I extended the range and considered all of Queensland to be in my local area.

References:

Trendsmap.com, (2015). Real-time local Twitter trends – Trendsmap. [online] Available at: http://trendsmap.com/ [Accessed 24 Sep. 2015].

Science – Opposing Views, (2015). The Purpose of Twitter. [online] Available at: http://science.opposingviews.com/purpose-twitter-12292.html [Accessed 24 Sep. 2015].

Anon, (2015). [online] Available at: Science – Opposing Views, (2015). The Purpose of Twitter. [online] Available at: http://science.opposingviews.com/purpose-twitter-12292.html [Accessed 24 Sep. 2015]. [Accessed 24 Sep. 2015].

Hicks, W. (1998). English for journalists. New York: Routledge.