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U7:1.1 Analysis the requirements and parameters of an interactive-based problem in media production.

SMM U7 Website suitability

 

WEBSITE ADVANTAGES DISADVANTAGES
 

WordPress

 

 Easy to use, accessible, lots of customisation Blogs feel similar to one another.
 

Facebook

 

Easy to use, accessible, easy to upload photos  hard to upload huge blocks of text, not much design freedom
 

Twitter

 

 Easy to use, accessible, easy to upload photos  Hard to upload blocks of text, not much design freedom
 

Tumblr

 

 easy to use, accessible  rather bland
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SMM U7 Blog post 2 – Issues relating to internet usage

  1. WHAT ARE SOME OF THE MAIN ISSUES (AREAS OF CONCERN) RELATED TO GENERAL INTERNET USAGE?

Conduct primary and secondary research.

Some useful links:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uquRzrcwA18

This video addresses the numerous problems with the internet such as; Privacy, addiction,

1.  Cyber-bullying – Being bullied online

2. Propaganda – influences on the internet making people think a certain way

3. false information – incorrect info that makes people seem like idiots

4. inappropriate access to adult content – children getting onto porn sites and such

5. Identity theft – bank information being stolen

6. harm & offence – people being arses on the internet

 

Social media issues:

Catfishing – People make fake accounts and trick people into thinking they are someone they aren’t.

cyber bullying – People make fun of people anonymously

propaganda – Images or texts designed to influence people to think a certain way

 

Legal and ethical  problems with the internet:

Privacy – There are various acts in place to prevent invasions of privacy such as the, “Invasion of privacy act”

National laws can’t be applied on the internet because if someone commits a cyber crime from the UK on someone in the US where does the jurisdiction fall, the UK or the US.

Deformation law – If you say someone is or has done something on the news or whatnot, and it is proved to be false the publisher must pay a fine.

Anti-terrorism laws – You can’t promote terrorism on news or internet

You can’t regulate all of the internet there is simply too much.

Cyber crime – crimes that are commited online such as; Fraud, scam, e.t.c.

 

 

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