Tag Archives: Social Media

WHO’S WATCHING YOU?

August 12, 2015

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The Government will have access to our metadata – but who do you already share your private information with? It has been announced that new laws on metadata retention have passed Parliament in Australia, effectively making it legal for the government to access information including all of our online activity, who we have called and […]

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ARE YOU PAYING ATTENTION?

June 3, 2015

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My phone saves me on a regular basis. It saves me from boredom by always providing me with a new Instagram or Facebook post to glance at while I’ve got nothing better to do (or have heaps of stuff to do but want something to procrastinate with). It saves me in awkward situations by providing […]

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YOU’VE GOT THE JOB!

April 29, 2015

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If a party happens but there’s no record of it happening on Facebook, was it really a party? In our teenage years popularity is social capital and most of us are greedy, pouting buggers. There’s no need to pretend we don’t care about how we’re portrayed, or portray ourselves, on Facebook. It’s perfectly normal to […]

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HOW MANY FRIENDS DO YOU REALLY HAVE?

December 16, 2014

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As the world matures, and as we develop technology further, there are various social networking tools that are being brought to our attention. Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are only a few of the possibilities. I think that these ideas are genius but there are a few downfalls to them. There is a certain amount of […]

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4 REASONS WHY YOUR ONLINE PRIVACY SETTINGS SHOULD BE AS UP TO DATE AS YOUR STUDY HABITS

September 25, 2014

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(… always completed on time, right?) Study habits are hard to maintain. You have to be constantly reviewing and checking your work, so to remain on top of all your studies and stay in the good books of your teachers. While homework can be a pain, it is vital in succeeding through your school life. […]

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THE AGE OF ANONYMITY

August 12, 2014

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  “I’ve never had so many friends; I’ve never felt so alone.” –Postsecret The digital age is among us, bringing with it unlimited sharing, anonymity and pseudonyms. The façades we create on our Facebook pages are stripped of all structural integrity and remain a flimsy projected image of our ideal self. We’re logged in, checked […]

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HOW MANY OF YOUR FACEBOOK FRIENDS DO YOU REALLY KNOW?

December 24, 2013

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I still remember the first day that I got Facebook. Funnily enough it was my aunty who pressured me into getting it. “Okay, I’ll join this weird website thing,” I told her. I hesitantly made an account, chose a photo to make my display picture, and added people to be my friends. For the first […]

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THE HUMBLE SELFIE

October 9, 2013

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We all do it, no matter what age or generation everyone takes a sneaky selfie from time to time. In simpler terms, a selfie is defined in the online Oxford Dictionary as “a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website.” […]

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