Creative Community

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Client: Matthew Johnson, Frontier <>

Children today struggle with mental health challenges, and it seems from research that the social dynamics of platforms like Instagram do not help. There are alternative approaches to building community, for example the way that TikTok encourages users to build on each other’s contributions with memes, challenges and reaction videos rather than just accumulate likes (see Your task is to create a mobile app that develops community through creative quotation and remixing, with feedback mechanisms that emphasise quality rather than quantity. TikTok already exists, so this app will be focused on phone-based drawing, painting and image remixing, rather than video.