https://youtu.be/5LCMYLQ9uGc Starting out this module, I thought it was going to be quite straightforward, however I was definitely proven wrong after attempting to write my first blog post. Last semester I took a module that required blogging, but it was only a small part of the module and it was not nearly the same as this … Continue reading We live and learn (and work on the web)
This week’s topic was really eye-opening, as it focused on an area of digital identity that we don’t consider. Making one wrong choice online could potentially negatively affect us for life. After reading many of my peers’ posts, I have realised that my idea of having multiple identities is very different from others. However, the … Continue reading Keep it private
In the early years of the internet, it was much easier to hide your online identity. Cartoonist Peter Steiner published an illustration in a 1993 issue of The New Yorker that perfectly depicted the anonymity that came with internet interactions. SINGLE IDENTITY Facebook and Google have been large influences in creating a single identity on … Continue reading Why settle for one when you can have multiple?
This topic has definitely given me some insight into how people interpret content they see online. Majority of people live in echo chambers and filter bubble without realising, so they don’t see any need to change the way they interact with the web. After reading Hong’s post, I realised that the use of Personal Learning … Continue reading We’ll believe nearly anything
Did you believe me? Unfortunately, you won't be getting £20, sorry to disappoint you, but there is definitely a lot of false information and identities online and this is just one example! NEWS People likes to receive news in different forms, the statistic below displays the main source of news for different age groups. It … Continue reading Earn £20 by reading this post!
My knowledge on this topic has widely developed after reading several peers blog posts. The differentiation of personal and macro factors is not something I had previously considered. Mainly macro factors seem to differentiate the digital access between the population in countries of a similar development. I found it quite surprising that some fellow young … Continue reading Can we close the gap?
Digital differences are the way in which individuals or groups of individuals interact with the web in different ways. Some of the factors that influence this difference are age, gender, race, country of residence and economic status. According to an Ofcom report, that analysed adults’ media use and attitudes, non-internet users are more likely than … Continue reading THE DIVIDE