Technology Overload

  Spending too much time on the computer?

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The shift of computer and internet usage has erupted in the past twenty years; it is one of the most popular past time for children, teens and young adults in the digital age. Accessibility to these device towards addiction is too attainable, young people entitlement to these technology are suffice by the way education has changed with technology today. Social consequences of addiction to internet and gaming have not outweighed the intellectual benefits it can provide from access to these technologies. There are little identification of these problems with addiction to internet and gaming, because it is a social norm today for everyone is able to access these avenues of entertainment. For who it is to judge and prescribe these addiction upon users, there can be a fine line in age where everyone is constantly connected to these forms of ICTs.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-03-08/teens-addicted-to-gaming/530653

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqctG3NnDa0

 

Social identity and online identity

 

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We are now more socially and publicly connected online than ever before, the emergence of social media has changed the landscape of how we communicate with each other. How do we divide and manage our normal physical social life with our digital life? The emergence of social media has brought users issues of maintaining the way we act online, as we should in real life. Even though technology has given us access to such tools, people need to learn to manage ethically and morally of how you present yourself and interact with others online. It cannot just be a free for all for people to express thoughts and emotions without repercussions. Differentiating reality and digital persona of oneself is a key element to establishing a sustainable identity online or offline for this emerging digital society.

 

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2513782/Facebook-bullies-led-suicide-student-19-hanged-himself.html

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2072524/   <–how I met your mother, ep6 season 7, “Mystery vs. History”

Convenience to addiction?

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Now that we are online all the time; it is more convenient for us to shop and browse to our hearts content. Is it really nullifying the time spatial difference in ordering stuff online and sending it conveniently to our houses or it’s just another avenue for people to be obsessed about. Physical locations limitation of trading hours to unlimited access to online stores offers different experience of interacting and deciding when purchasing items. This dilemma of being constantly accessible can be the death and pain of users who have or possibly have addiction to over excess.