Reflection: Topic Four

Topic 4 has by far been the most eye opening and informative week. Having read the posts of other contributors I have developed a rich understanding of digital ethics; from the digital divide (e.g. Louise’s post) to privacy (e.g. Carolina’s post). Similar to other contributors (e.g. Andy and Scott) I explored ethics in the light … More Reflection: Topic Four

A non-idealistic view created by social media

On average we spend 118 minutes per day on social media ; this is good news for businesses practising digital marketing but bad news for us who naturally compare ourselves with those around us (hence Festinger’s theory below). Why? Social media provides us with a platform to raise questions about our lives, relationships and body image by comparing ourselves to other … More A non-idealistic view created by social media