Topic 2: Is holding multiple online identities advantageous?

With contrasting opinions on whether individuals should adopt multiple online identities, Facebook and 4Chan have created social media platforms that differ in the extent to which an individual can achieve anonymity. Whilst 4Chan users don’t even need to register an account to use the site, Facebook has constantly searched for ways to improve the authenticity … More Topic 2: Is holding multiple online identities advantageous?

Topic 1: Digital ‘Visitors’ and Digital ‘Residents’

Prensky’s (2001) ‘immigrant’ and ‘natives’ theory likened the use of technology to a language, where if you grew up with it you were ‘native’ and if you didn’t, you were labelled an ‘immigrant’ as the way you would interact with technology would mirror a second language. In contrast, White and Le Cornu’s (2011) ‘Visitors’ and … More Topic 1: Digital ‘Visitors’ and Digital ‘Residents’