With social media being one of the forefronts of today’s society, it is understandable that it does come under some fire. Now, social media undoubtably has some good qualities, inflicting a sense of community, a sense of knowledge and a strong sense of connection. However, for my BCM325 Digital Artefact I have decided to focus on, what feels to me, the overwhelming negatives, such as the unproductive nature that it can encourage. I have decided to tackle this issue by designing a platform that avoids these issues, and in such speaks of this social culture we are creating.
As I delve into further research, I will look into the cyberculture surrounding online communities and how viable it is to base communication off connection.
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