A Reflection – a Confession

As I have said before, social media can be an emotional roller-coaster, but it can also be an accommodating tool that allows us to keep in touch with our surroundings and increase future opportunities. However, throughout this process, I have become increasingly interested in how and why social media affects our self-perception. Social media can…

Social Media and Job Hunting

¬†It’s really important for young adults to understand the potential of social media and the internet when it comes to finding¬†future careers. Younger, tech-savvy generations should utilize social media and the Internet in a way that will benefit them – finding a job!   This post will consist of ways (sites and advice) in which…

The Internet and Your ‘Privacy’

The right to privacy is a fundamental right that is upheld in the South African Constitution and it is considered a basic human right in the context of safety and dignity (for most countries). It entails that we have control over our personal information and that we are able to conduct our personal affairs with…

The Social Media Chat

To break away from text, I decided to create a short documentary/film that raised questions concerning social media. The questions weren’t serious and my aim was to produce a humorous and playful film, and the answers of each source were very similar. This could comment on how social media has become the norm and how…

Web-olution

Social media and the rise of digital media have had profound effects on society, and we are fully aware of this revolution. Yes, it can have negative consequences on our self-esteem, self-image and how we perceive and communicate with one another. A revolution always has negative effects, but one cannot disregard the positive outcomes. Social…