Participatory culture has become an integral aspect of web 2.0, as there are various platforms for users to create their own content and establish themselves as an online brand. There are many ways an individual can utilise the Internet for their own personal benefit, some people even become self-employed as a result of the success […]Read more "The rise of LGBT Celebrities & Vloggers"
I present to you, Flying the Pride Flag’s Rainbow Ranking! This blog is about LGBTQ+ rights as a social issue in all areas of the world. This inforgraphic provides a basic overview of information in regard to what stance they have in relation to LGBTQ+ equality. The world is everchanging, but unfortunately some countries are […]Read more "Flying the Pride Flag’s Rainbow Ranking"
In my last post, I explained how the Internet and social media may be having a negative influence on the social injustice of minority groups. Contrary to that belief, social media can also be used as a platform that conversely supports vulnerable people. Social movements are projected through social media due to the substantial number […]Read more "Internet, social media and the LGBTQ+ society"
A concurrent theme with web 2.0 is the ability to disseminate messages online. They may be personal, such as two friends emailing each other or using Facebook to interact. However, social media websites such as Facebook and Twitter can be utilised to spread messages of hatred. Discrimination and prejudice is prominent on social media, whether […]Read more "Social media as a platform to spread hatred"
There are endless opportunities to explore online due to the development of web 2.0. The invention of the Internet has allowed individuals to interact like never before, with social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram becoming a prominent part of modern-culture – particularly in Western society. The advance-state of smartphones permit users to […]Read more "Dating applications in the gay community"