#1713 Going Offline
A few years ago, Patrick from New Zealand discovered an unknown American band online and decided to connect with the members via Twitter. As the friendship progressed, the band got bigger and a tri-continental twitter bond was born.
What happens when internet relationships, communities or online versions of ourselves log off and start to interact with the real world? Does your internet persona hold up offline?
“Where are our mates?” By Molly Lukin
In Melbourne, a group of commuters is busily watching the watchers. Producer Molly Lukin meets the moderator of a Facebook group that tracks the movements of Authorised Officers on public transport. He claims to be keeping an eye on them, but why do they need to be watched at all?
Supervising Producer Selena Shannon
Original music by Elina Godwin
Additional music: ‘Electric Chair’ by Mossy
All The Best credits:
Executive Producer: Selena Shannon
Vic state coordinator: Bec Fary
SYN production manager: Beth Gibson
Community Coordinator: Chloe Gillespie
Host: Selena Shannon
Episode Compiler: Tegan Nicholls
Image by flickr creative commons user s2art