10 Positive and Negative Effects of Social Media on Society

Nowadays, social media is so popular among the young, children, and adults. Each of us uses social media to be updated, to entertain ourselves, to communicate with others, to explore new things, and to connect with the world. Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, YouTube, etc. are examples of social media. Social media is a part of our … Read more

The Impact of Video Sharing Applications like Tiktok, Reels on Society

Synopsis: TikTok emerged out of two apps- Musical.ly and Douyin. Post its introduction to the US and Global market it has impacted every corner of society from politics to mental health to the music industry. Some of these are positive while some are very harmful. The success of TikTok meant the introduction of similar applications … Read more

What is the Online Disinhibition Effect? Explained in 1200 Words

Synopsis: The online disinhibition effect is a phenomenon that seeks to explain why individuals feel like they can express themselves more openly in cyberspaces, without the fear of consequence. Dissociative anonymity, invisibility, asynchronicity, solipsistic introjection, dissociative imagination, and minimisation of status and authority are factors that have been found to cultivate this sense of online … Read more

What is Panoptic Surveillance? Michel Foucault and Jeremy Bentham

The idea of panoptic surveillance was developed by the French philosopher Michel Foucault in 1975 by viewing the panoptic as a symbol of the disciplinary society of surveillance. Panoptic surveillance can be understood as a state of constant monitoring. Here, the one is observing is decentralized and those who are being observed are never directly … Read more

Impact of Movies on People – an account of public and culture

Impact of Movies on People – an account of public and culture Public and popular culture has profoundly created a whole new space in modern India. It engages transformation of the media and creation of wireless and electronic media along with entertainment which includes films, Bollywood movies, Tamil movies, short films, reality shows, etc. Movies … Read more