Monthly Archives for April 2016

10 reasons why you should use Snapchat to share research ideas (and 4 reasons not to)

It’s exhilarating to try new things. You’ll learn to think with a new tool, and that helps you think fresh. It’s ephemeral. Your story only stays up for 24 hours, so you don’t have to worry too much about what … Continue reading

29. April 2016 by Jill
Categories: social media | 1 comment

Researchers on Snapchat

I’ve been posting research stories on Snapchat most weekdays this month, and I’m really enjoying it. I know it doesn’t fit with the ephemerality of Snapchat, but I’ve been saving the stories and posting them on YouTube in a special … Continue reading

28. April 2016 by Jill
Categories: social media | 1 comment

What kinds of narrative are Snapchat stories?

I’ve been watching lots of Snapchat stories and thinking about the narrative techniques they use – I think I need to write a paper about that. So today’s Snapchat Research Story is about Snapchat and narrative. This story is over … Continue reading

08. April 2016 by Jill
Categories: Uncategorized | 2 comments

Snapchat Research Stories: A Daily Challenge for April

I’m currently obsessed with storytelling in Snapchat, as you may have gleaned from my last post, and so I’ve decided to post daily Snapchat Stories about my research Monday-Friday throughout this month. Add me (I’m jilltxt) to view my stories … Continue reading

07. April 2016 by Jill
Categories: Blogging, social media | 6 comments

How Can Scholars Use Snapchat Stories?

Snapchat has changed since the last time I tried it. You know, back in 2011 when I was simply too old for it. Now Snapchat has stories and has become a channel for everything: as expected it’s excellent for silly selfies … Continue reading

01. April 2016 by Jill
Categories: social media | 5 comments