Instagram is a type of social media where people share their lifestyle with others by clicking pictures and uploading them. More than 150 million people use Instagram every month and more than 100 million people uses Instagram daily. So it is very easy to say that a lot of people use Instagram and you
In today’s world, government, businesses and consumers are accessing and responding to digital shifts. Technology products and services like mobile, fibre-optic networks, cloud computing and the Internet of Things (IoT) play a vital role in the lives of millions of people transforming business either big or small. Technology is revolutionizing access to education, healthcare and financial services giving people access to more content and information at the touch of a button at the same time risks that involve competitive dynamics, leaving many people
The smartphone puts this at the fingertips of millions people. Global wide index states that “4 in 10 internet users cite this globally, with those in LatAm and the Middle East & Africa being particularly enthusiastic about getting their news from social platforms” (Shane). This shows how smartphones help the use of social media to make our society better. Smartphones have the capability of downloading dating apps that help people meet and be more social with each other. Matter of fact “ The largest online dating site is actually a social network” (Germany).
Joseph Dickerson is a user experience professional and UX Lead for Microsoft, so he is well acquainted with technology. He writes, "The social networks and the “cloud” has broken down barriers and opened up opportunities that we would not have had otherwise" (1). Without the help of social media, how would one meet someone in another part of the world that they might never visit? Even if they do go to that place, what are the odds they will meet that person and get to know them? Social media solves this problem and it does it very well, Dickerson is a living example of this.
The world we live in today is predominately changing with the advancement of digital communication in the daily aspects of our life. The rapid growth and evolution of digital communication, has resulted in it now becoming the backbone of the way we interact with other people. Beginning from simple 160-character SMS messages to text’s influence on the internet including Facebook, Twitter, Blogs and Instagram and then introduced on our mobile phones with BBM and whatsapp; digital communication has become a part of our spoken discourse. Digital communication in every aspect has impacted our lives as it helps jobs and businesses communicate a lot faster through e-mail, multimedia and texting. Students have benefited from the easy accessibility of digital communication allowing them to interact with peers and families.
This demonstrate how globally connected I can be to almost 1/7 of human population. Moreover, I am shared with my friend’s experiences through pictures or status updates on my daily news feedback. Even more conveniently, facebook allows me to send message to my friends or strangers through the internet space. The internet has given the power to facebook to integrate myself in a space with billion of
With changes like these in lifestyle, where much of our communication, leisure and entertainment is online, and our smartphones being an essential part of everyday life, questions are arising concerning what technology may be doing to us and if technology is a threat to our health and wellbeing. Digital technology may give us many advantages in our everyday life, as well as benefiting our wellbeing. Online communication supporting existing relationships with friends and family can benefit our self-esteem and social connectedness. It can also make it easier to stay connected with friends and family while living abroad, which can
Digital literacy is seen as the sign of social change where the society has shifted from information society to knowledge society, and in this form of society, digital literacy plays a crucial role that allows individuals to participate, contribute and fully function in the society. Thus, digital knowledge tends to have a direct effect on psychological behavior of the people living in this millennia and as the world around is driven by digital technology, it can be seen that everyday lives of people is immersed in digital world. Hence this study is conducted with an aim to understand the influence of digital literacy on quality of life of the individuals living in digital era. Based on the limited literature obtained, the concept of quality of life and digital literacy is under-researched especially in the Indian context leading to the gap in knowledge. As digital literacy is a concept that is introduced just two decades ago, the study tries to access the generational effect of digital literacy among young and old adults and tries to understand the difference in quality of life among these two
Digital marketing is the marketing of products or services using digital technologies, mainly on the Internet, but also including mobile phones, display advertising, and any other digital medium. Digital marketing 's development since the 1990s and 2000s has changed the way brands and businesses use technology for marketing. As digital platforms are increasingly incorporated into marketing plans and everyday life, and as people use digital devices instead of visiting physical shops, digital marketing campaigns are becoming more prevalent and efficient. Digital marketing techniques such as search engine optimization (SEO), search engine marketing (SEM), content marketing, influencer marketing, content automation, campaign marketing, data-driven
Printed media would include printed books, newspapers and magazines, and other traditional or analogue media, such as pictures, film or audio tape. The popularity of digital media, together with the internet and personal computing, has caused a major change for publishing, journalism, entertainment, education, commerce and politics. The universality of digital media and its effects