It’s a simple question: “How many times did you tweet today?” Yet, some are hesitant to answer. Why would you want to publicly display your private digital life?
In our last session of our digital literacy seminar, each student was supposed to find a way for our course content to intersect with other students at Queens. Freshman Kevin Aoussou decided to create an interactive message board to find out how many tweets students in the Knight School might send in a given day. Before the directions were completely written, the tally was already in the hundreds. One student simply wrote “too many to count.”
Here was the scene in the Dana Building as his project was going up: