The subject of online identity has been an interesting one to study, with many of my fellow students considering various different angles. I consider a few particular interesting takes on the subject in this video. (Video made by me, with image references linked at the end of this article) At the start of this topic,… Continue reading Topic 2: Online Identity – Reflection
Digital identity can be considered in two parts, firstly by presentation – i.e. how we choose to present ourselves and our ideas online – and secondly by reputation – i.e. how others interpret our online presence (Costa, Torres, 2011). In this article I aim to consider what type of digital portfolio is better for an individual in… Continue reading Online Identity
In my original post I considered the concept of Digital Natives and Digital Immigrants and compared it to the concept of Digital Residents and Digital Visitors. I also briefly considered the importance and advantages of having such ideas about online usage from a web designer perspective, as it is greatly to the benefit of the… Continue reading Topic 1 – Reflection
Digital Visitors and Digital Residents are two terms coined to replace the idea of Digital Immigrants and Digital Natives. The original terms, as described in the image below, are considered to be out of date and not descriptive enough of the ways different individuals interact with the internet, particularly as there is not such a… Continue reading What do we mean by Digital Visitors and Digital Residents?
Hello, my name is Philip and I am a student at the University of Southampton studying Economics. This blog has been set up as a part of a module, UOSM2008 – Living and Working on the Web, in which I will be considering topics relating to the online world, including security online, social media and… Continue reading Introduction to my blog