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One thing that really stood out to me after reading Rheingold article was how he referred to the internet as a “tsunami of hogwash”. I agree with Rheingold's reference to the internet, the internet hold a lot of random information. With the internet we are able to research literally anything…


After reading both articles “What’s all this fuss about “digital detox” and does it really work?” I learned how too much screen time is not good for your mental health and the addiction of checking your cellphone. Overtime I have started to realize how often I will look at my…


One thing I picked up from this weeks topic about virtual reality is that virtual reality is not a new form of technology. The beginning of virtual reality started back in 1838 and the development and use of virtual reality has grown and varied over the years. Virtual reality has…


Digital literacy is something that can be very helpful to a students learning. Digital literacy helps students in way such as using critical thinking skills, essential life skills, along with academic skills as well. It builds life skills that will help benefit you while working in society where communicating through technology, social media, and phones. It is a skill of one to be able to use the internet to their advantage to help benefit themselves in a positive way.

Digital Citizenship

As Ribble and Miller described it digital citizenship is not only for protection for yourself but also protect other through the internet. It is how we should act using online tools, while communicating with others, and being appropriate as well as mature. Digital citizenship is doing the right things while using technology and also make the right decisions when using technology as well.


I believe that one way we can have safe as well as responsible usage of online gaming is sitting down to the youth and explaining the importance online gaming safety. Having a sit down conversation with the youth about gaming as well as the ads that could potentially pop up…


What are TWO important things you learned or insights you gained about any of this week’s topics?

One topic I learned a lot about over this weeks course was online trolling. I have been familiar with the term trolling before but I learned about the different ways trolling can happen…


The internet has impacted human connections and relationships, even more now with the pandemic of covid-19, having to quarantine and social distancing. The pandemic effected and is still effecting the amount of human to human interactions throughout the day causing people to communicate through social media apps. Social media usage…


In my own word online activism taking action against something for what you believe on social media and technology. Online activism can be very helpful for movements along with bring awareness to people from all over the world who may also be in agreement. It has become common for people…


Digital Privacy

This week’s article displayed the importance of protecting digital privacy. Others along with myself have been exposed for hackers to hack our digital privacy being unaware of leaving digital footprints behind. Hacking has increased and happens much more often than in the past due to the knowledge now known behind…


  • According to authors Wängqvist & Frisén (2016), online contexts are important settings for adolescent identity development. In what ways? Do you think this holds true for adults as well? Please explain. Because anything on the internet in today’s days can be copied, shared and reposted. …

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