Posts tagged Internet

Attention Economy: Dealing with Information Overload

Back in Time

I know what you’re thinking! What on earth is Attention Economy? Okay, we’ll get to that, but first, let’s go back in time a little…

Do you remember the pre-Internet era!? If you do, you probably remember that the information we were exposed to was limited to a few TV channels, some newspapers, and a couple of magazines. But even this volume of information was huge if you take the comparison further back in time. Continue reading

Filter Bubble: Breaking Out of the Over-Personalised Internet!

Do you know what Filter Bubble is? The term, Filter Bubble, first started to get attention after Eli Pariser used it in his famous TEDTalk and best-selling book back in 2011. Filter bubble refers to a condition where sites and services on the Internet get to know you, and then they only show you the stuff they think you would want to see.

This means everything becomes more and more personalised – I mean over-personalised – to the point where we won’t see anything outside of our “interests” or our “comfort zone”. Here, in this post I’m explaining why this is a concern, and how to break out of this bubble.

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Social Media: Regrets

Nowadays, social media has made sharing so easy that sometimes in the heat of the moment, it’s easier to share than to think about what you’re sharing and its consequences. These types of impulsive behaviour on social media might result in social media regrets – also known as Poster’s Remorse or Poster’s Regret. Continue reading