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Pokémon go app – interesting game or a potential treat?

Gaming has evolved a lot with most of the games becoming better and better. Players are experiencing gaming in a whole new way and the gaming companies are no doubt raking in billions of dollars in downloads. One of the most insanely popular games is the Pokémon Go. Like most things popular, the game is very good and gives players a quality gaming experience. But still, it is still shrouded in lots of controversies. Controversies which the creators of the game are striving to eliminate and create an even better experience for the players.

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The need to frame moments of our lives on Instagram

The social network Instagram is distinct. We are all allowed to become and ‘instant artist’ and to show with photos what we can do, how we feel, where we are and how we are having a great time somewhere. However, many users have accepted this social network as an ideal opportunity to bother their friends and show things that nobody wants to watch...

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How much of our ‘true selves’ do we project on Facebook?

We have a name and a surname on Facebook. That’s how they all search as and find us there. But how much of us can fit in a name and a surname? It’s like saying we are what is written on our identifications. So a name and a surname are not all we are. On Facebook more than anywhere else we like to present more than that. So we play a certain role we assign ourselves, always playing it to the fault, like preparing for a job interview, anything must be perfect and rehearsed. Well done and suitable. We must be chosen for the position. But what position is that – they haven’t told us yet!

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How much of our lives in Social Networks is social?

We all live and breathe Social Network today. But how much of that communication is social and how much of that information is actually rather private? It is well known that social interacting has been a great breakthrough with sites like Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+. They have entered all aspects of our lives, from business, social to private. In this day and age, it’s becoming more and more challenging to make a clear cut between them, to somehow know which belongs where, and how much of that ‘real life’ we are supposed to share.

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