Social Media Facebook Anxiety Addiction

Quitting Social Media: My Facebook Anxiety

I can say I am a social media user. I use it every day and I can say that I had been victimized by the pressure that my online friends’ lives put on me. Like many other people, I thought I needed to show the world that I was somebody, too. That I had to prove that I was happy. You know, just to make my life appear more interesting to others. We can consider “others” as people who give likes and shares not because they totally trust in you, but because they found you amusing – that does not necessarily mean your life really is. Social media can amount to an anxiety, it did for me.
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E-Learning

Is E-Learning a Threat to African Culture?

Technology has taken over most sectors of our society today, one of them being modern education. To most, E-Learning is still a mystery, but actually, it is quite easy to comprehend. Basically, E-Learning is the use of electronic technologies to deliver educational curriculum outside the usual classroom set up. Computers and the internet are the main platforms for E-Learning. It has been an uphill battle incorporating this kind of technology into African society with many critics arguing that it lacks the human element required in learning and it might erode African culture.
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Tor, Darknet and Child Pornography

Dark Net and Tor: Morality vs. Child Pornography

We have already looked at the Tor Project, the Dark Net and Silk Road from a variety of angles. However, we have yet to take a look at the good sites of the Dark Web. Even though many make it out as a criminal paradise, it does not contain nearly as much illegal content as many believe and mostly even adheres to a moral code of its own, especially regarding child pornography.
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Silk Road Facts Ross Ulbricht

Silk Road Facts and its Online Sale of Narcotics

Ross Ulbricht is an American with some controversial ideas. He doesn’t like the way the government controls people through taxes, he doesn’t believe in explaining to The System what you do for a living, what you spend your money on or where you keep it. His life’s philosophy made him quite popular among his friends. He was seen as a visionary, a smart man with nothing but a desire to change the world, and he certainly did it with Silk Road on the Dark Web.
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Programming Children

Programming: Why Children Should Learn Coding

The digital revolution is advancing with every passing year. We are at a point where technology has taken over our lives, being incorporated into everything we do, from entertainment to business. So why aren’t we getting our children in on the ground floor? Programming and computer literacy is still considerably low across the board, while jobs in the field exploded.
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Family Social Media

The Effects of Social Media and Technology on Family Dynamics

Nearly every person in North America has a social media account, and most of us have several. Statistics show that there is a rise in social media usage every year, so if it seems as though everyone in your family is glued to their phones all the time, it’s because they are.
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YouTube Adpocalypse Logan Paul Suicide

YouTube: The Adpocalypse, Logan Paul, and Suicide

The rise of YouTube on the internet has been unparalleled, enabling individuals to become successful video creators on the platform. However, YouTube is increasingly failing most of its members, struggling to find a healthy balance between its users and advertisers, also called the Adpocalypse. A circumstance that is further showcased by the trainwreck that is Logan Paul and his already infamous suicide video showing a real corpse, that got trending on YouTube.
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Online Learning, Internet and Education

Online Learning: How the Internet Became the New Classroom

Online Learning has revolutionized modern education. Older generations still have vivid memories of their days spent in classrooms – the smell of chalk, the taste of school lunches, the sound of friends laughing on school corridors, the texture of crumpled paper, and that feeling of excitement on the first day of classes.
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Net Neutrality, FCC and lobbying

Lobbying, FCC, and Net Neutrality: Freedom for Sale!

Congratulations America, you once again prioritized personal financial gain of major corporations over your citizens! When the FCC revoked Net Neutrality yesterday, it marked the dangerous departure from freedom of speech into a grim capitalistic dystopia that could very well shape the country in all the wrong ways.
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Fake News

Fake News and Radical Politics: My Fake is your Treasure

Let’s make Social Media great again. Oh, have we become an indifferent lot. Whenever I log into Facebook, it becomes an increasing chore to wade through the massive amount of fake news, witch-hunts, and nonsense floating through my stream. Shared by distant uncles, friends and that one hippie that lives off the bark of dead trees because everything else would be murder.
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