Social media

Less than friends

Facebook allows us to reconnect with old friends, maintain long-distance relationships and post ridiculous comments on our roommates’ walls — even if they’re sitting only two feet away. It’s also a place where endless hours are wasted sifting through album after album of friends’ photos.Continue...

Heavy weight of words

Many offensive slurs that are posted online are perceived as just jokes, according to an article in the Globe and Mail on Tuesday, Sept. 20.Continue...

Digital shadows

As we tweet, comment, like and post on walls, a shadowy digital version of us is compiled in cyberspace. It’s a virtual copy of ourselves with an appearance, personality and lifestyle.Continue...

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