Whether we like it or not, instant messaging apps have slowly but surely become the de facto way to communicate with one another across the world. Many of us have stopped trying to figure out long-distance phone call rates or how to send letters that take ages to arrive anyway (if they don’t get lost en route). We simply want to talk with our friends and family – locally and internationally – with apps that are easy to understand, free to use, quick to deliver,
A Baby Boomer may struggle to adapt to the new work environment we witness in today’s society. Over the last 50 years, both our economy and society have seen tremendous changes. As a Baby Boomer, you know very well that these changes have impacted the way we live, communicate and live daily — especially when it comes to the workforce. From breaking gender stereotypes to integrating artificial intelligence technology, the workplace has come a long way over the past half-century. But no matter how much
Internet addiction is one of the numerous mental health conditions that affect people today. It makes sense why, since we live in the society which cultivates a constant need for validation. Without a doubt, the internet and social media have changed the way we live. However, there’s definitely a dark side to the internet, and prolonged social media use can oftentimes be quite damaging. Just think about the addictive reward cycles of notifications and likes. You can easily find yourself spending more time online than
Social media users are notorious for poor online conduct. The sweet-tempered secretary who greets you at the office may have a nasty online persona. She is among the social media users who behave one way online, and quite another off. Why the 'split personality? What are the effects of errant conduct on Facebook and Twitter? Why people misbehave on social media? Psychologists attribute it to the Online Disinhibition Effect. Simply put, being on the internet and social media allows people to do as they please.
Social media addiction is more real and dangerous than you could imagine. Could you be suffering? Here are some signs to help you find out. Do you constantly reach for your phone? Do you get that sense of panic when you can’t find it? Are your friends and family constantly competing for your attention? These are some of the signs of social media addiction. Social media has integrated itself into every aspect of our lives, and Instagram has found to be one of the worst
It’s hard to say objectively that modern dating is worse than dating in the past, however, it’s entirely legitimate to say that modern dating is more complicated. I came across a statement in an article I read recently and it really hit home; “The person who cares less has all the power”. This sentence describes something I see in many of my friend’s relationships as well as my own. In the good old days of traditional dating, one person often courted another with romantic gestures
Quitting social media can make you happier, a recent study suggests. No one needs to remind you that social media can be destructive unless you use it wisely. However, you may not realize that your unconscious bad habits when using it are damaging. They may lead you to have an unhealthy involvement with it. That's why quitting social media can have a positive effect on your life. Research suggests that social media makes people too dependent on the internet. Studies and surveys also reveal that
In order to make money online, you just have to be decisive, patient and spend time to build your reputation. This arbitrary and rather abstract term that we use on a daily basis, known as the Internet, could actually help us increase our monthly and annual income for a buck or two. Having been a member of this community for a long time, I concluded one thing for certain – if you are promised a lot of money for doing nothing, then you are a