List 10 Examples of Interactive Media Products:
Find examples for different types of media products i.e. gaming, web, app
Explain why the examples are interactive media products
Use graphic & illustrative examples to justify your work
- Pokémon GO
This is a gaming app. This example is an interactive media product as you touch or tap buttons toplay the game, you also use your finger to swipe Pokémon balls, scroll with your finger to look at the different characters you have caught.
This is an image showing how this gaming app is interactive as the person is using their finger to swipe thePokémon ball to capture the character.
This is a social media app that allows you to post photos, videos, and even send messages or comments to other people who use the app. This example is an interactive media product as you can tap the heart to ‘like’ the picture, or you can double tap on the picture instead to ‘like’ it, also you get a news-feed of pictures or videos or sometimes ads, to look through them all without looking at people’s profiles you can scroll with you finger. There is also a new feature where you can add a story that only lasts for 24 hours and you can draw or type something on the image.
Above shows images of how this social media app is interactive as the people have to use their finger to use the keyboard to log in, they have to use their finger to double tap to like the picture and it does not show someone taking the picture or drawing on the Instagram stories picture but yet again you have to interact with your hands or fingers for this making Instagram an interactive media product.
This is a social media app/website that is interactive as you can ‘like’ or ‘react’ to a post by simply using your finger on the app or using your mouse if you’re on the computer. You can also share or comment or post photos or videos by also tapping the different buttons on website or app.
This image shows how Facebook is an interactive media product as you can click the like, comment, or share button, you can click on the ads or the ‘Trending’ you can type into the ‘Search Facebook’ bar if you’re looking to find a page or person, all these actions are interactive and can be done on the Facebook app or even website.
- All 4
This is a media website/app that allows you to watch TV programmes or channels live. It is interactive in the way you have to select buttons to find programmes or channels, or watch programmes or channels live or on catch up.
This image above shows the different types of devices that All 4 can be watched on, on all devices the example is an interactive media product as the different buttons on the website/app have to be tapped or clicked on such as the ‘Search’ bar or the ‘Catch up’ button. Also you have to tap the pause/play button to stop or start watching something.
This is a media website/app with social aspects and is linked to other social sites. YouTube is interactive as you can watch videos, comment on videos, or share to other social sites just by the tap of a finger or click of a mouse.
The images above shows how you interact with YouTube by using the ‘Search’ bar or clicking on sign in or choosing music from the ‘Best of YouTube’ or also by using a 3D video feature in some videos, watching videos as well and commenting on them also makes YouTube an interactive media product as you have to use your finger or mouse to use the website/app making it interactive.
- Candy Crush Saga
This is a gaming app that can also be played through Facebook on website or app. Candy Crush Saga is interactive in the way you have to swipe the candy to match a certain amount, tap to play and tap/click onto the next level and other features of the game. Again, you just tap with your finger on your smart phone, tablet or other device or click with your mouse on laptop or computer to interact with the game.
The images above show what the game looks like usually play or connect to Facebook comes up on the start-up page which you tap to Play or connect your game to Facebook. The second image shows what happens when you achieve the full 3 stars of the level when you swipe a particular object (candy) with another. All of these features have to be done by using the tap of a finger or a click of a mouse making this game an Interactive Media Product.
This is a social media app used to share photos and videos to friends. To take a picture you have to tap the circle at the bottom or tap and hold the circle down to take a video, there is also articles and different pages included on the Discover section of the app which you have to swipe or tap to read. There is also a Chat section of the app which you have to tap the keyboard to send a message. All of these features and more on the app have to be done by typically tapping your finger on any ‘buttons’ on the app making the app an Interactive Media Product.
The images above all show that you have to tap to ‘Interact’ with Snapchat to log in, sign up, and be able to do all the other features. Snapchat can only be used through smartphones, tablets, or other devices, it is only an app and not a website but as the images show the interactions by tapping it does make Snapchat an Interactive Media Product.
WhatsApp is a messaging app used to contact people on your mobile phone contactlist who may also use the app. To interact with the app all you have to do is tap to make a call or to message or even tap to share pictures or take a picture to send to a certain contact or contacts in a group chat.
The images above show the different messages you can receive or send such as voice recordings, photos and normal messages all done by the tap of a finger, this makes the appanInteractive Media Product as you have to interact with the product.
Twitter is a social media website/app used to interact with others by sharing posts to all your friends, “tweeting” images or videos, and sending private messages to only certain contacts. All the features that can be used within the website and app are done by clicking your mouse on the website or tapping with your finger buttons on the app making the product an Interactive Media Product.
The images above shows the layout of Twitter on app and website and how you can interact by clicking or tapping on the buttons to use the features of Twitter which therefore means this app/website is an Interactive Media Product.
- Domino’s Pizza
Domino’s is a website and app, also a store that you can order pizza and other types of food off the menu. To order food simply you click on what you want, click or tap on the different buttons to choose from their menu or deals and pay all just by a click or a tap of a button making the product and Interactive Media Product.
The images above shows how you can interact with the app and website by clicking or tapping on the different buttons to place an order and choose what you want making the product and Interactive Media Product.