Media Ecology

Michelle Jacobson

Media ecology is a concept that needs to be kept in mind when you’re trying to get your organization noticed. In chapter three of Social Media for Social Good by Heather Mansfield, Mansfield suggests that Non-profits sync their Facebook page with their website, letters, and other printed materials that are seen by potential contributors.

Just having a Facebook page isn’t enough. You have to put yourself out there and update it so your followers have something to look at. In the Pew Report it was mentioned that the use of social media isn’t as good as it seems to be in the art community; it adds more pressure to the artists because people have higher expectations.

I think that social media does add pressure to art but that doesn’t have to be a bad thing. It can stand to be a motivation to artists. It’s easier to share your work…

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