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Amanda Murimba's picture

Growing social media, growing disconnect?

I must say I was slightly apprehensive about typing up this post. On one hand I love social media - the interconnectedness, ease of sharing, and down-time; but on the other I hate that this medium can at times be more isolating than uniting.

Michelle Avenant's picture

No Shame for Victim-blamers

What?!” Paul has been absent-mindedly scrolling on his laptop for a while, but now he has found something that really removes him from our jovial meeting. “Two people were shot dead..! In a res room..! Here..!” 

Joni Lindes's picture

Has the iPad been cast aside?

iPhone sales are soaring, iPod sales are dwindling, but the biggest revelation of Apple’s 2014 second quarter financial results is the slight, but surprising drop in iPad sales.

Amanda Murimba's picture

The second screen: friend or foe?

I wouldn’t call myself a professional procrastinator or anything, but when sitting at your computer to type up something work-related and important actually means check, update and scroll (or troll) through every single social network you’re registered to, I think I may be in line for a bonus this year.

 

Kayla Lidstone's picture

#novote from the born-frees

 
In light of the upcoming South African elections and today being my 21st birthday and all, I have been thinking of what it is like to be a born free South African in an ever expanding digital society.
 
Everyone is fighting for their own opinion to be heard over social media, blogs, news website comments. We form kinds of web communities from what we believe and think about.
   
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