Don't @ Me
By Mikaela Copland
Don't @ MeApr 03, 2021
Should you continue making Fan Art?
Here's 10 suggestions for you if you would like to continue making fan art!
How Etsy, Redbubble and DeviantArt approach Fan Art
We're going to look at how the popular platforms of Redbubble, Etsy, and DeviantArt handle copyright. Plus, which one is the best to use!
Fair Use Defenses for Fan Art
Let's unpack the buzzword of copyright law - fair use! Including explanations of parody law, derivative work, and transformative work.
How Companies Love & Hate Fan Art
Let's explore the reasons why fan art exists, despite its legality. Essentially, how celebrities and companies can have their cake and eat it too.
Trademark and Copyright Law vs Fan Art
Today I’m answering the age-old question of ‘Is fan art really illegal?’. I'll be breaking down what trademark and copyright law mean and how they relate to fan art.
What is Fan Art and why does it exist?
In this short introduction, you'll find out how a mystery musician's lawyers contacted me and sparked my curiosity into fan art vs. the law!
Behind the Screens of a Social Media Job
If you want a full-time job in social media, listen to this first. In the most real and unscripted episode yet, I expose the good, the bad and the ugly of working in social media. This is also the final episode of the series! Thank you for all your support. I hope to be back with another project soon.
Digital Activism Changes the World
If you want to use social media to change the world for the better, this episodes for you. Let's learn how digital activism works, some new slang and we’ll talk to someone who started their own digital activism cause.
The Dark Web for Dummies
Giving You Social Media Nostalgia
Today I have my two best friends here and we’re feeling a bit nostalgic. We’re going to be discussing what it felt like to grow up at the start of the social media era. Dial up, Club Penguin, Facebook bullying and spilling the tea on high school drama.
How to be TikTok Famous
Today we'll be first chatting to the TikTok famous themselves, Jasminetxo and Taylor 10109. Then, you won’t believe it, but I went to a TikTok workshop by Ricky Chainz and Caleb Finn. So I’ve got the hottest tips from them on how to brand yourself and go viral. And finally, let’s see how my attempt at being TikTok famous went.
Social Media Saved Comedy
Tiktok, the new kid on the block.
Make the Influencer Big Bucks
Money money money, is so funny, in a rich influencer world! That’s right, its all about making the big bucks today. You’ll be hearing my tips about how you can make social influencing a full time job.
Find your Confidence as a Creator
With me finally back from the four-day adventure that was Vidcon, this episode explores the 'fake it till you make it' attitude of creators. You won’t believe the stories I have to tell you. I’m breaking it into current trends, finding your niche, buying equipment, fostering growth, creating objectives and nurturing a community. Featuring panels and presentations from The Try Guys, Tammy Hembrow, Eva Gutowski and more!
I'm Your Biggest Fan
Today I’m unleashing my inner fangirl. That’s right, all those pent up hormones from puberty are coming out again as we look at what defines a fandom, how we become fans, the internet’s impact, and some pros and cons from fans themselves. Jumping into the music atmosphere, we discuss how social media has revolutionised concerts and how celebrities react to our obsession.
Social Trends that Confuse Parents
It is with a heavy heart that I tell you today, that I, Mikaela Copland, am a meme... by choice. Find out I became one as we explore social trends that are hard to explain to your parents. AKA memes, challenges and reviewing new social platforms.
Find the Influencer in You
I'm giving you a guide on how to become an influencer on Instagram, Linkedin, Twitter, Tumblr and Facebook. But not so fast, it isn't all glamour. I also explore the psychological effects of living on social media. You’ll hear from the experts - the influencers themselves - via a few interviews and I reveal the results from my influencer marketing experiment!
Influencers. Inspiring or Infamous?
Influencers. A word that meant nothing 10 years ago. But now, it’s everywhere. It’s what we all secretly aspire to be. But what is this elitist dream job? Today we’re going to be exploring what classifies you as an influencer, why they are #blessed but also what leads to them getting #cancelled. Plus I did a little experiment of trying influencer marketing with 0 dollars in my bank account, did it work?
Love at First Swipe
In the first episode of Don't @ Me, we're doing a deep dive into Tinder. Why we are addicted, the Red flags to look out for, some witty openers and of course, how to stalk them on social media! No #socialstalkershaming here. But what role does social media have during and after the date? Yes, I'm using my social media degree to improve your dating life. You're welcome!