Do you remember those times when you were a child and it took you a max of 5 minutes to find new friends on the playground? When we got there, making and keeping new friendships became much more difficult. Don’t […]
Meeting new people online is part of our social life nowadays. This possibility offers many advantages like the opportunity to meet people from all over the world without leaving home. However, meeting people on the internet carries several dangers that […]
Relocating to a new city or country means leaving friends and much of the family behind. This alone is reason enough to make this change difficult. And there is also the challenge of getting used to the new environment, the culture shock, and the lengthy process of becoming an accepted member of the new community.
Social media has become an important part of our everyday life. Most people check social media notifications immediately after waking up and before going to sleep. Sometimes while being with family or friends, we give our attention to the virtual […]
Social media is, without a doubt, useful and exciting. It offers us so much information, so much fun content, and such easy ways to communicate. However, it is not all good. It also has a darker, more insidious side.
With almost no limit to what we can do online, most of us spend an obscene amount of time surfing the world wide web. Whether it is shopping, studying, social networking, or job hunting, more and more people are conducting […]
Fake news has been with us for many years, but they have never spread so fast as today. People are overwhelmed by a huge amount of information every day, and distinguishing between fact and subjective opinion or manipulation is getting […]
The use of social media platforms has grown exponentially in the last decade and with this change, the issue of relatability has become far more prevalent. Our need for social connection and what French philosopher Rene Girard referred to as […]
Each year, the average person gets exposed to more and more marketing messages. Folks are just becoming numb to all of the marketing noise, and all of the campaigns and ads are giving diminishing returns.
The term ‘urban loneliness’ has been mentioned more and more often in recent years. However, what is urban loneliness, exactly?