Exploring Audiences and Formats

In your group, you will research the following questions and submit a typed copy of your answers to the discussion board. Each group will be assigned one social media site to research, and we will review each group’s discoveries as a class.

1.       What is the audience for this social media site? How does that affect the way you should write your post?

2.       What are the requirements for a post on this site? For instance, Instagram requires a picture with each post and Twitter has a character limit for each tweet.

3.       What makes a post on this site effective? For example, what would catch the attention of potential readers and allow you to make the most impact?

4.       What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of using this site as a platform?

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