A Collection of blogs exploring the impact of digital technology on society

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Social Media Influencers and Travel

  In the digital age, social media influencers are vital to the travel industry. They influence where we travel too, where we stay and what we do whilst travelling. But how do they influence our decisions? What impact is this… Continue Reading →

Pros and Cons of Travelling In the Digital Age

As discussed throughout my previous blogs, the digital age is affecting the way we travel. Although it can be useful whilst travelling, it can also cause some problems. Here, I have created an infographic to highlight some positives and negatives… Continue Reading →

Catfishing: The Whys and Hows

Imagine a stranger stealing photos that you have uploaded and using them as their own, and then using these photos to talk to people romantically online. The digital age has provided great opportunities to meet new people through different social… Continue Reading →

Making Your Travels Easier

When we go abroad, we all want to make the most of our time away. From packing your bags to relaxing on the beach, technology is helping the transition from work life to leisure all that easier. More and more… Continue Reading →

Dreaded ‘LDR’: The ups and downs of long distance relationships

Every relationship has it’s ups and downs, but from my experience, a long-distance relationship is significantly more testing. In one way, it’s lucky that we have the internet to rely on to keep in contact, as there is a comfort… Continue Reading →

The Self: Confidence and Comparison (Podcast)

Have you ever compared yourself to an Instagram model or someone you’ve seen online? I know I definitely have, and it’s actually quite mentally damaging. In-fact, prior studies have shown that people who make comparison to others on social media… Continue Reading →

5 Best Sites for the Traveller With a Budget

It’s no secret that the internet has made things more accessible for us and travel is no exception. With more and more travel budget sites popping up online it’s never been easier, and quicker, to travel abroad. But if you’re… Continue Reading →

Tinder: To Swipe or Not to Swipe

Ever since the creation of the digital world and the internet, online dating has opened up a whole new realm of possibilities. It allows online users to meet new people who perhaps they wouldn’t have crossed paths with otherwise. It’s… Continue Reading →

The Influence Of Instagram On Travel

Instagram is the perfect place to become jealous of other people’s lives, seeing users sunbathe in the Maldives, surfing on the Gold Coast or parachuting over Dubai, it’s a platform where we look and go ‘oh, I wish I was… Continue Reading →

The 1975: ‘A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships’

First, disobey; then look at your phones. This is the first sentence from The 1975’s recent manifesto which accompanies their third album ‘A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships’, released in 2018. The album, as titled, depicts on the entire millennial… Continue Reading →

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