Today, 74% of all internet users now use social media. From Facebook to Instagram, an on-line presence of some degree is paramount in today’s society. Although there are many advantages to this, there are also issues to consider. Not just issues such as trolling or bullying arise, but also a false sense of reality. Someone’s […]Read more "Online life vs. real life"
The topic of privacy is always an issue when it comes to the world wide web. Nowadays, as we become more accustomed with social mediums, we are becoming increasingly more comfortable with opening up our lives to cyberspace. With this transparency comes great risk and leaves our private lives very vulnerable to strangers. So how […]Read more "The issue of privacy and the web"
Cybercultures is a relatively new term of late. Our general understanding of it as being an organization or community on-line. This can easily be broken down into the two separate words to allow a clearer understanding. Take the first word, culture, as in, the shared beliefs, values, attitudes, language, practices etc of a specific institution, […]Read more "Cybercultures-real community or a platform for bullies?"
In my previous Blog post I discussed the rise of the digital age or native and how the young generation are easily accustomed to technology and never experienced one without it. However, there are many people out there that have had a very different upbringing. These people have recently been referred to as the ‘digital […]Read more "The influence of the web on the digital immigrant"
We are all aware of today’s rapid development in many industries across the world. The main hub of this modernisation is technology. Nowadays we communicate through e-mail, or apps such as Snapchat and Viber. Posting a letter is seen as being old fashioned and dial up internet is a phenomenon that is the centre of […]Read more "The rise of the digital age"