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Six-Word Search: Social Media

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

My mom’s on Facebook so now we know it’s official: social media is the new face of communication. Every day, millions of users are choosing to communicate through them rather than IRL (in real life).
Social Media provides its users with unique advantages and privileges, not the least of which include anonymity, the ability to [...]

“Constantly Thinking Solely in Status Updates”—Six Words on the Digital Life: The Video

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

Ramona Pringle put together this fun, fast,video reel of some of the best Six-Word Memoirs that emerged from the Six-Words on the Digital Life project between SMITH and FRONTLINE/Digital Nation. Take a spin through the Six-Words on the Digital Life project for hundreds more.

Six Words Across YouTube’s Universe

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

The six-word memoir has proved to be an unexpectedly elegant and accessible tool for self-expression and personal storytelling. The form is now bigger than Hemingway, and certainly bigger than SMITH. From a reverend in North Carolina who preached six-word prayers, to a midwestern book blogger who created a six-word memoir meme, which still races across [...]

Six-Word Video: “When all else fails, just dance.”

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

A lovely and amazing video response to my own Bob Dylan-inspired six-word memoir video from YouTuber missxloverly.

Six-Word Memoirs Explode on YouTube (emphasis YOU)

Friday, April 18th, 2008

It seems like lately everything we post is “Whoa, we never thought of this—but YOU did.” From paintings to cartoons to videos to spinning classes to prayers, the six-word concept is spreading every which way through the freeflowing beauty of the user-generated age. Nowhere is this more miraculously apparent than in BookBabie’s “Six-Word Memoir Meme,” [...]

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