In a capitalist world, we tend to perceive success as huge amounts of money, luxury items, fame and an extravagant lifestyle. It’s what many aspire to be or have. The discrepancy between “regular people’s” lives and the flamboyant lifestyle of […]
I’ve written before about true crime mania on social media. What we have currently unfolding is a case study showing the potentially devastating effects of social media on someone who was both victim and perpetrator in a very famous true […]
In today’s digital age, social media platforms and gadgets serve as virtual playgrounds for the younger generation. Reports say, “By age 8, 42% of US children have their own tablet”. With the rise of smartphones, tablets, and constant internet connectivity, […]
In today’s digital age, parenting takes on new dimensions, especially when raising teens who are not only growing up alongside technology but are deeply ingrained in its fabric. Parents have a critical role in understanding how social media affects kids’ […]
In my last post I discussed the possible consequences of posting images of children online. A part of that discussion was consent. Even if children give their consent to their image being shared, it’s unlikely that they understand the full […]
Social media posts centered on children are extremely popular. Parents think they have the most gorgeous, hilarious, perfect offspring in the world. And so they should! So of course they would want to show them off to their friends/family/followers/the world. […]
As a primary introvert person, I find it hard to find a safe and secure platform, I mean, a social network where I can be sure people are who they say they are, that they do not pretend to be something they are not, and do not have bad intentions.
Social media is, without a doubt, useful and exciting. It offers us so much information, so much fun content, and such easy ways to communicate. However, it is not all good. It also has a darker, more insidious side.
With almost no limit to what we can do online, most of us spend an obscene amount of time surfing the world wide web. Whether it is shopping, studying, social networking, or job hunting, more and more people are conducting […]
The term ‘urban loneliness’ has been mentioned more and more often in recent years. However, what is urban loneliness, exactly?