Pop culture trends
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Transcripts - Pop culture trends
By Ethan Johnson
Introduction Pop Culture is all around us It affects us much more than one might think The fads and trends created from it usually last for a brief time, and are created rapidly
Proposed ThesisFads are followed out of several reasons,and are created by many, whetherintentional or not.
Pop Culture and What it Means Defined as “cultural activities or commercial products, reflecting to, suited to, or aimed at the tastes of the general masses of people”.
Harmless Fads Fads are for the most part harmless Fads usually are simply for fun or just a common interest. Examples: The Hunger Games, Twilight, the term “YOLO”, using apps as Temple Run and Draw Something, etc…
Negative Fads Kony 2012 (to an extent) Other misleading charities/organizations Fad diets
Positive Fads Stop SOPA/PIPA Kony 2012 (to an extent) Disaster Relief
Who Creates these Fads? The Clothing Industries Several musicians, e.g. Drake, Lil Wayne, and other popular artists High schoolers
Why are fads followed? Fads could be followed for a number of reasons Fitting in The majority is doing it Curiosity Insecurity Peer pressure
Example of Fads Affecting theWorld Indonesian women being driven from their religious customs due to fashion and fads Due to the extreme negative reaction to the proposed the SOPA and PIPA bills, they were reevaluated.
Conclusion Fads are for the most part harmless and pointless, mainly for fun Fads can affect the world in a much larger scope Fads are created by many, and are followed for several reasons
Works Cited http://ourlegaci.com/2012/01/the-death-of- myspace-are-you-still-using- it%E2%80%A6/#.T7L-N-tDtCM http://nsfl.co/thats-not-planking-thats-rigor- mortis/ All unlisted images gathered through the use of Google Images and Tumblr.