This blog post will reflect on my completion of the UOSM2008 module. This module has allowed me to develop my knowledge of producing content and working online. I am going to use Gibbs (1988) reflective cycle to help me critically reflect on the process. Step 1: Description Being a Web Science student this UOSM2008 module […]Read More Final Reflections
This week I was much happier with the content that I produced. I took on board the comments about having headings on my blog and made them work this week – compared to previous weeks where I think they interrupted the flow of the blog. My main focus of improvement this week was making sure […]Read More Identifying my Identity
The development of social media sometimes makes it hard to distinguish between your professional and personal life. And the idea of avoiding social media all together nowadays is unrealistic and potentially disadvantageous to an individual. Definitions of professional and personal profiles: Here is an example of how your profiles could differ across platforms: How professional […]Read More Who Are You Online?
This week I feel like the content I produced, compared to other weeks, was not up to scratch. I couldn’t get my head around how to approach the topic of ‘Fake News’ and I think that that is evident from this week’s blog post and the poor structuring of it. I tried to take on […]Read More Make News Great Again
Social media allows news to travel to vast numbers of people at ridiculously fast speeds. Because of this we should always be wary of the legitimacy of what we are reading online. Fake news Fakes news is simply news that spreads false information. Although fake news is not a completely new concept, it has recently […]Read More Fake News Travels Fast
This week it was crazy to see how much everybody upped their game on their blogs, so many more self-made graphics and well researched posts! I feel that I have steadily continued the persona on my blog from last week and enjoy the colloquial stance that I am taking. I received four comments on my […]Read More Divide and Conquer? NO, Conquer the Divide.
When we think of inequality the first things that come to mind are traditional forms of inequality: class, race, gender, health etc. However a new emerging type of inequality is digital inequality (van Djik, 2013). Digital differences refers to how your offline context, hinders or advances your ability to access the internet, resulting in digital […]Read More What is the Digital Divide?