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The internet of things refers to the concept of physical objects becoming connected to the internet where the virtual world combines with reality. It is a giant network of connected ‘things’ including humans and technology, where the relationship is between people-people, people-things and things-things. Throughout recent years the advancement of the internet has transformed an … Continue reading Welcome Home!

How much?!

Cybercrime is criminal activities carried out online through the internet. Some examples of cybercrime include computer viruses, hacking, cyberstalking, identity theft, piracy and fraud. Cybercrime is extremely common today with more and more criminals exploiting the speed, convenience and anonymity of the Internet. Reported in 2015 it is estimated that the global cost of cybercrime each year is … Continue reading How much?!

By Anonymous.

Hacktivists support the idea that information on the internet should be free, a principle that put them at odds with private institutions, corporations and governments around. There are a number of world known groups that consist of hackers, these include Wikileaks, Lizard Squad, Lulzec, GlobalHell and Anonymous. Anonymous came to our attention in 2012 when multiple members from Lulzec were … Continue reading By Anonymous.

Repost to save a life

The use of social media and hashtags have allowed people to create a series of protest movements raising awareness of important issues and even revolutions.  It is these platforms that give users the ability to amplify, coordinate and distribute such global campaigns such as #blacklivesmatter, #illridewithyou, #arabspring and #euromaidan. Ultimately it has altered the way in which we perceive the power … Continue reading Repost to save a life

Facebook Live and Citizen Journalism

Facebook Live is a new, 2016, social media tool that empowers citizen journalism, essentially revolutionising how we access new information. This upcoming technology has made news reporting even easier, more reachable and more instantaneous than ever before. What makes it even better, access to it is in the palm of your hand. The advantages of the feature allow citizen … Continue reading Facebook Live and Citizen Journalism