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DIY Doctor: Is this leading to 'Cyberchondria'?
Access to online health information seems like the right way to go; especially for Generation Y. Online health information could potentially be doing more harm than good. How can we trust what we read, when there are countless versions of information out there? Are we in any state to self-diagnose ourselves based on the information we have researched, instead of going to see a health...
Social Media & Politics
Technology has developed vastly over the last decade or so; new ways have been created for us to socially interact with one another in society. It has presented us with advanced social media such as; text messages, e-mails, photo sharing and social networks (Shirky, 2011). We are no longer relying on traditional media such as; television, radio, and print media to channel our messages across to...
iPod: does it reveal the self?
For those who have an iPod, set your playlist on shuffle, and hit play. Whatever song comes on, take a minute to think about that song. What does it mean to you? Can you simply hand your iPod over to someone else to listen to without feeling cautious of what they might find? Would you say that it informs others of what kind of person you are? Levy (2006) discusses this idea. He believes that...
Identity; yours, mine, and everyone elses
Do we reveal too much of our identity online? The type of information about ourselves and our identity that we disclose and share on an online environment can vary, depending on the situation we are in and websites that we use. For an example; Facebook; a social utility that connects people to their friends and others within society (Facebook, 2011), allows us to interact without being face to...