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Identity in Communities and Networks

Life Through a Filter: How Social Network Pressures Lead to an Identity & Body Image Crisis

Abstract This papers details the complex issue that arise from the pressures of Social Networking Sites (SNS). While originally deemed to be merely a new form of communication, SNS have invaded our minds to the point where users subconsciously present themselves online in a way that corresponds with SNS ‘standards’. These standards are set by those that users follow, whether it be their friends/acquaintances or ‘Influencers’ who appear to be more happy, rich and successful than the onlookers. Read more [...]
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Social Networks

Social media as a platform used to improve academic performance of students

Abstract The aim of this paper is to analyze the impact of social media on the academic performance of students. The Internet is constantly evolving and so are the Social Networkings sites (SNS).The usage of Social Networks has enhanced the way students perform with regards to their studies by promoting collaboration among teachers and students. For the purpose of this analysis, research has been carried out by going through various case studies  available and on the social media platforms Read more [...]
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Social Networks

Analysis of Sharing Content on Social Platform, it’s ethical concerns and how it can be used to build and strengthen ties within online communities and social networks.

ABSTRACT – This paper is based on the analysis of Social media usage, in regarding to the sharing of the content on Social platform like Facebook, its ethical concerns and how it can strengthen ties within the users or general public. Analysis of different aspect of ethical issues faced by the user is done along what’s the possible or right way to share data or content without being vulnerable to hackers or surveillance. Moreover, this paper future explains how, by putting restriction, these Read more [...]
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Communities and Web 2.0 Social Networks

Social Network Sites Support Connections And Communities During the COVID-19 Pandemic.

The public have turned to social network sites to connect, communicate and interact to replace traditional face-to-face communication. This paper will examine why social network sites have become essential for supporting connections and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more [...]