ConferencePaper_MattIfkovichDownload Since the introduction of Web 2.0, the potential to network, share content and communicate with others has improved greatly. In the education industry prior to social media, the potential to network and communicate with others was far less. Teachers and students have used social media as a third-place to share content and communicate with one another. Being able to network globally with anyone almost instantly is something that is truly remarkable. To demonstrate Read more […]
Conference-Paper-PDF-Download Abstract: This paper covers the issues which have arisen from social media’s role in the modern world in forming and engaging in social relationships and how this impacts offline relationships and well-being. The writing focuses on issues in communication, identity, perceptions of relationships and the changing landscape of intimacy at the hands of social networks. The paper outlines the fundamental changes that have occurred and explains how this impacts users Read more […]
This paper examines how SNSs are used to collect personal data, how the networks themselves position a user towards authenticity, how the identity performances contributed become lasting artefacts of self and lastly the intentions of SNSs to use those performances for profit.