As a University student, texting is the easiest way to contact me as I always have my cell phone with me. I’m sure many of my peers would agree. Texting is quick, convenient and it allows us to be constantly connected with our friends. However, cell phones make developing bad grammar habits almost unavoidable. A … Continue reading The Theory of Devolution: Language vs. Technology
In response to Christopher Mele’s article: Fatigued by the News? Experts Suggest How to Adjust Your Media Diet What even is breaking news anymore? Mele describes the “barrage of breaking news” as “the latest thing we have to show you.” Breaking news does not have to be specifically happy, or sad, or even important; it … Continue reading NOTEWORTHY INFORMATION A.K.A. NEWS
Twitter: Twitter is great for almost every type of business. There are approximately 317 million active Twitter accounts all varying in age, unlike a lot of other online networks which seem to be mostly occupied by younger people. In fact, both of my parents use Twitter all the time. Twitter’s large following makes it a … Continue reading ONLINE COMMUNICATION & BUSINESSES
Privacy: the state or condition of being free from being observed or disturbed by other people. A concept which seems impossible when participating in a social media network. Isn’t the point of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram to share your life with the world? Although most networks have options in the settings to make a profile private, … Continue reading PRIVACY? WHAT IS THAT?
New media has evolved vastly over the last decade. The internet, along with social media networks such as Twitter and Facebook, allows information to be shared instantly, without a hindrance of time or space. Anyone can become a publisher of news with new media. It doesn’t take much for someone to witness an event, take … Continue reading NEW MEDIA: A BLESSING OR A CURSE?
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