Sanctimommy Mother Bully

Sanctimommy: Moms who Bully on Social Media

Becoming a parent is a wonderful experience, but it’s also extremely difficult. There are sleepless nights for months on end, there is rarely time for a shower or a decent meal, and for tired new parents dealing with a baby who won’t eat, sleep or stop crying, there are many questions that need answering. For those who don’t have the option to ask a friend or relative for advice, parents may turn to the next best thing – social media. Little do they know they may have to face a Sanctimommy.
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Facebook Social Networks

Our Mind isn’t Private: How Facebook Destroys Society

Something interesting is happening in our society, until a few years ago, when we arrived at a new place, the first thing we did was look at the menu, choose a seat and go to do what we were going to do there. Those rituals have been maintained, we only added an extra: we ask for the WiFi password. Have you ever stopped to think how many times daily you check your social networks, like Facebook?
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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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Filter Bubble Echo Chamber

The Filter Bubble: Our Internet Echo Chamber

Let’s be honest, we all think we have life figured out. We like the best stuff, we know the most, and everyone seems to agree with us. Those who don’t are not only far inferior but also outnumbered. But are they really? Most of what we think of as real is actually selectively fed to us by what is called a Filter Bubble through internet services like Facebook and Google. We are living in a technology Echo Chamber.
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Slacktivism

Slacktivism: A New Kind of Activism Through Hashtags?

Everyone with a computer or a mobile phone has heard the word “hashtag” by now. Hashtags are used in almost all social networks like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Vine and more. But in case you are not completely aware of what a hashtag is, it is a word or an unspaced phrase. The word or phrase if prefixed with the number sign (#). Now on to slacktivism.
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