MMC 6726 - Social Media and Emerging Technology

3 Credits

In this course, the students will research, identify, and analyze new social media platforms and emerging technologies related to social media. The examination of the platforms and technologies will include artificial intelligence, virtual reality, augmented reality, gamification, eSports, and more. Recognizing how innovations are adopted, the students will create a process for the critical evaluation of new technologies as well as the implications of the social and ethical impact of the technologies. Finally, the students will complete a comprehensive research report on a new technology of their choice and investigate how that technology will impact, or be impacted by, social media.

Prerequisites: MMC 5636 Introduction to Social Media.