Hacking Rhetoric

Hayley Gruwer- Artist’s Statement

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The link to the article that I originally summarized is: http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/technology/2013/02/burger-king-twitter-account-hacked-to-look-like-mcdonalds/

This article described how Burger King’s Twitter account was hacked to look like McDonald’s account.  In order to hack my summary, I decided to hack the McDonalds and Burger King slogans and logos myself.  I chose to do this because rather than describe a hack that took place, I wanted to create my own hack.  Burger King and McDonald’s are both very large corporations.  They get a lot of attention all the way from their social media to their commercials.  When a large corporation is hacked in a certain way, it gets more attention then when ordinary people, like myself, get hacked.  I found the article above very interesting, so instead of hacking my summary into something I disagreed with, I decided to convey the above article in a different way.  I wanted to show another way that McDonalds and Burger King could be hacked to look like each other.  I used Popcorn Maker to switch the logos and slogans of both McDonald’s and Burger King.

Here is the link to my Popcorn Maker: https://hayhaykid.makes.org/popcorn/1huw

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One thought on “Hayley Gruwer- Artist’s Statement

  1. Awesome point you make here, check out this similar blog https://hackingrhetoric.wordpress.com/author/meaganmilligan/

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