"Don't believe anything you read on the net. Except this. Well, including this, I suppose."*...

Just a month ago, it was revealed that Facebook has more than two billion active monthly users. That means that in any given month, more than 25% of Earth’s population logs in to their Facebook account at least once.

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Participants needed for Social Media Use Study

I am currently recruiting participants for a study investigating social media use. If you have 10 minutes to spare, please can you complete this short survey (link below); 12 more words


How much are you online?

Have you ever stopped to think how much we use the Internet day in and day out? What about you? How often do you use the internet? 531 more words

an introduction

Hey there! My name is Ellis K. Adams and I’m a 21-year-old university student who was once heavily addicted to the internet. As an introduction, I thought I should share my story. 291 more words


Time Priorities in a Frazzled Culture

Today, in the past 24 hours, how much time have you spent on social media? How long you do linger over the news on the internet, all the while clicking on the adds, the promos and the links…the eternal, never-ending links for the “up- next- breaking- news” items? 699 more words

Articles Of Interest

The cultural dimensions and the usage of Internet in post-soviet countries

Lejiņa L., Mārtinsone K., Ļevina J.

Currently, the development and the usage of information and communication technology incorporating the Internet is increasing sharply. Yet, the diffusion of the usage of technology is not equal worldwide. 2,214 more words

Cultural Dimensions

Does Your Brain Change with Internet Use? - 57

Yesterday, I finished reading The Shallows by Nicholas Carr, and I must say it’s a fascinating and somewhat foreboding read. In the next few days I hope to have some summarizing thoughts for you all, but I just wanted to whet your appetites with a brief passage today. 383 more words

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