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Social Media: Is it Wrongfully Fueling A Gender Identity Crisis?

Social media is fueling a movement that is seeing the number of children seeking to change gender growing, announced the director of England’s only specialist NHS Clinics for young people yesterday. Dr Polly Carmichael said that the number of children seeking referrals for gender…

Social Media: Feeding A Powerful Wave Of Academic Misconduct?

On the first day of annual High School Certificate (HSC) examinations in India last week, the exam paper on the regional language Odia went viral on social media. Surfacing first in the Nuapada and Dhenkanal districts, the leak forced exam administrators to question…

Blockchain instrumental in digital security and privacy

We live in a world that is positively surrounded and immersed in technological advancement and certain digitalisation. We are more comfortable, more connected than ever before, and somehow that innate sense of complete connection is something that makes us more vulnerable than it…

Social media’s rise from global connection to digital marketing genius

Social media is an interesting feat in technological innovation, to say the least. Originally designed to be a form of social connection, the concept quickly gained favour. This was largely because people realised that it could make their communication efforts with their loved…

2019 is the year of social media marketing prowess

The grand evolution of advertising and marketing over the years has been nothing short of exceptional. For decades, traditional marketing powered businesses through transitory eras, always shifting and evolving to the next stage to allow companies to make their mark as the world…

Social media revolutionises the face of digital marketing

When it comes to marketing, the world is a vast, ever-changing landscape. In years past, traditional marketing concepts were the perfect way to communicate a brand and draw in consumers (both new and existing). As time moved on, however, the world became ensnared…

The evolution of social media, modern society’s global connection network

Like anything else in life, social media has gone through an evolution of sorts, and continues to go through that evolution. The sole constant in social media – as it is in many other things – is change. The one thing that sets…

2019 is the year of social media marketing

Since the dawn of our time here on Earth, we have propelled our species’ impact and reach on this planet tenfold. We have built cities from the ground up, we have given ourselves light, power, the internet. Today, the world that we are…

Nano-satellites and worldwide internet access

The internet has enjoyed a rapid rise to global fame. When we were first introduced to dial-up, it was life-changing. And today, we no longer need to decide between using the home phone or using the internet – in fact, many households no…

How Social Media is Re-shaping Education

Marshall McLuhan, father of communications and media studies, articulated the term ‘global village’ in the 1960s. The internet made its appearance in the late 1980s and went mainstream by 1999, a development that was a forerunner to the birth of the social media…

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