Searching for Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson RememberedMichael Jackson left the offline world last week forever, but his online presence has exploded into the infinite, and very much alive, abyss.

Much of the media has commented on the passing of Michael Jackson and the social media shock waves that jolted through the online hemisphere. Jackson had a profound effect on people all over the world. His passing left a void in the industry, but it also brought a new type of influence and swarm to the internet that hasn’t occurred with this magnitude before. This is because the last worldwide sensation to pass was probably Princess Diana, who died August 31, 1997–well before the Internet waves of influence were formed in a massive way. Continue reading “Searching for Michael Jackson”