Activism: from off to on

Although the Internet as a concept was created over 30 years ago, it’s been only two decades since we saw a true rise of this technology. The proliferation of the network, as well as its integration in the world economics, trade, culture and even politics are undeniable nowadays. The rise of the Internet provided the world…

What is so “social” in social media?

The exponential growth of the Internet over the last two decades as well as the development of so-called Web 2.0 gave birth to an interesting phenomenon of Social Media. In this this blog I will elaborate on this concept, give definitions and try to understand what social media actually is. To begin with, I believe…

My Social Media Perspective

Hello world, My name is Paulina Rajkowska but online I mostly identify as Milly. I am currently a second year student of a master program in Digital Media and Society at Uppsala University, Sweden. Originally, I come from Warsaw, Poland where I used to study sociology at Collegium Civitas. I’m really passionate about video games…

Me and my interest to Social Media

Hello, My name is Elif Bayraktar and I am a second year master student of Digital Media and Society Program in Uppsala University. I have studied Computer Education and Instructional Technologies at Bahcesehir University, Istanbul, Turkey. High quality education of the Swedish Universities and my personal interest in Media-Communication attracted me to come to Sweden.…