2015 Trending Social Media Platforms

For the past 2 decades, the Internet has reached nearly every corner of the world. This has enabled citizens, activists, companies, journalists and governments to have unprecedented access to information and resources. Several countries have even made the Internet a 'legal right'. As humans inherently possess a drive for self-actualisation, 'social networks' were developed to become [...]

March 5th, 2015|Social Media|0 Comments

2 Potential Futures Of Social Media

The fate of Social Media resides in 2 paths. One which envisions social media platforms to be an online forum for the dead where beloved family and friends can post loving messages. Alternatively, social media platforms may just cease to exist - swiped off the Internet's interface like it never existed. Experts use the neologism [...]

February 18th, 2015|Social Media|0 Comments

Cyber-Bullying After Death

"In loving memory of Karmah Jayne Hall…" "R.I.P. Karmah…" "Rest well, angel." These words flooded the newsfeed of my Facebook newsfeed. It seemed as if, at least momentarily, Facebook had turned into a sanction of an obituary. And strangely enough, that’s how I found out. Shockingly, after reading the ABC News, I have come to [...]

December 4th, 2014|Social Media|0 Comments