This blog is for fun purposes only. It presents the idea what if the social networks were horror movies. Often the idea of sharing data gets bizarre when there are not enough privacy settings to protect the audience data and secure their information. It is a horror movie in itself when people share their data, post images and the data and images gets stolen and are posted online somewhere else. This is about freaky social media.
But, a social media can be non-freaky when you add common sense with good security measures. All the difference in the online world! This guide is about some of the strategic practices and proper guide of where to start. In the occasion of Halloween, this post presents you some creepy horror movies mashed up with social networks. Just for Halloween amusement!
This social network is linked with the Hitchcock’s classic film, Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds, as it is named. This fits with the birdy logo design of Twitter and represents the menacing birds of the movie which turns vicious on people.
For this social network, an ultra-creepy looking villain is chosen from the movie ‘Hell raiser’. The villain’s look and character instantly ties with the Pinterest where the social users look to save and share their pins to their profiles.
This social network is associated with ‘The Blair Witch Project’ which incorporated the one long, shaky selfie video. Instagram suited this movie as it itself encourage the selfie-friendly socialization.
This professional social network is linked with the movie ‘American Psycho’ where the character Patrick Batman is the psychotic killer, who on the outside is a sharply-dressed businesses man, over-obsessed over details.
This social network is linked with the movie ‘The Shining’. The crazy character Jack Torrance sticks his face through the door. This is an iconic horror film image.
The most freaky horror character of all times, Samara, the girl who crawls out of well in ‘The Ring’ is linked with the highly ranked video search engine, YouTube. The movie revolves around a cursed video tape but since gone are the VHS days, this movie is associated with YouTube instead. It brings in the creepy thought if a cursed clip goes viral!
So, this was about the Halloween mash up of the highly used social networking sites to have social-Halloween fun. Let us know what you think about the ideas.
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