source You are sitting at your desk, about to finish another day at work when your manager approaches you and asks you to complete an important research task due for publishing the follow day. You are slightly panicked, wondering how you will complete this paper by the deadline. You are dreading looking through website after … Continue reading I’m sorry Google, but this just isn’t working out….
Social networking sites (SNS) are no longer just a place to connect with friends and family online. SNS have become a crucial tool to presentation and self-promotion. We are no longer passive consumers of the media, but active participants! With the agency to decide what parts of ourselves to perform online. But did you know … Continue reading Attention Seeking can get me a Job? Great!
How do you handle your fear? What do you do when you’re scared? I have been thinking about this a lot lately. For me, it depends on the fear. If it is illogical or very unlikely to occur, I typically rely on superstition. You know, combat nonsense with more nonsense that is totally *not* nonsense […] … Continue reading Here Is A Thought On A Friday — Girl on the Contrary
Social Media Surveillance ALC201 Reflection Surveillance has always been a topic of interest for me, which follows my decision to create my module two video by examining the implications of social media surveillance. Researching this topic came easy, I was familiar with many of the terms however I struggled to focus in on one aspect … Continue reading Social Media Surveillance ALC201
The worst part of having a panic attack is feeling like you have no control over your body. That feeling of helplessness can actually make your panic attack worse, turning it into a vicious cycle. One extremely important thing to remember is to logically analyse what's happening to you. If you're anything like me, and … Continue reading Fight or Flight
ALC201 Module 1: Critical Exercise The implications of digital identities relies on accuracy of information, whether we are being ourselves or creating ourselves (Claypoole & Payton 2012, p.61). The revolution of social media sites have posed to users as a ‘potential for trying out versions of the self’ (Smith & Watson 2014, p.75). Many social websites … Continue reading Performing my Identity Online
Hey everyone! I'm starting this blog so that I can understand more about social media and how it can be used, and also so that I have a place to post information about my media assessments! I'm also hoping to find a theme for my blogs 🙂 #newmedia