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The Internet and the Evolution of Community

The advent of the internet has revolutionised the way we live our lives. We work and play on the internet as if it were another physical place – most of us exist in some capacity in this other dimension, as do our extended networks and communities. Delanty (2018) describes the community offered by the internet as a thin version of what we experience in person, and many people in our current pandemic consumed world would argue that after months of lockdown, this thin version of community offered Read more […]


Instagram sets unattainable standards for it’s users.

Instagram is a powerful social media application, with its growing popularity since its release in 2010, we have seen it develop from a basic photo sharing application to one of the most used social media platforms of this decade. With celebrities and social media influencers using Instagram as a platform to connect with their fans and create a community among them, it is often a place of positivity with a strong sense of belonging. With body positivity being a strong focus in the last few years Read more […]


MMORP Games has change the way people relate to their online identity.

Abstract The aim of this paper is to show how does massively multiplayer online role-playing games( MMORPG) has change the way people relate to their online identity, although it is a game, as it has a great social interaction in these games it can be also consider as a social media platform. A MMORPG is a video game that incorporates elements of role-playing and massively multiplayer online games. The player plays the role of a character (often in a fantasy or science-fiction world) and has Read more […]