Category Archives: Internet and Social Network

Wattpad: from a free e-book app to a real social network

"I did it instinctively and succeeded." "It all started just for fun." These are the two sentences of the writers Anna Todd and Cristina Chiperi, which, through two successful love stories, have managed to win over thousands of readers. The two have accomplished their greatest dream: to publish a book. There are different emotions that…
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Before you post, think. Three golden rules

Social networks tend to make us irreflexive and impulsive: the fact that we communicate with someone through a screen and not "face to face" can lead to the loss of that modesty that normally keeps us from saying openly everything we think when the interlocutor is in front of us in flesh and blood. When…
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The new portal Familyandmedia Education is underway

In an increasingly abstract educational and formative context, geared more to "what" rather than "how," it becomes fundamental to make teachers and educators reflect on universal themes and values related to family and life. In this way of analysis and reflection, literature, cinema, and tv series can be valid and of great help, in particular…
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Social Media Types: which one are you?

The coming of social media has twisted our relationships and social relations – perhaps for the better, perhaps for the worse. We spend hours on our smartphones writing posts and updating our status, tweeting or posting photos and selfies. Everyone, some more than others, shares his life from behind a screen, trying to present it…
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Trap music: why young people like it so much

It's one of the most searched words by young people on YouTube. It gets millions of views on Spotify every day. According to the international ranking of the most famous music streaming platform, trap tracks were amongst the most listened to in 2018, and the trend continues to grow. A mix of music and words…
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Is all that shimmers from Google really gold?

Who can now go without Google? This is the most used search engine in the world whose domain was registered on September 15, 1997. It is a service that indexes and catalogs all the elements present on the Internet, such as photos, videos, documents, emails, news, maps, translations... Whenever we use Google, we transfer a…
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The five risks we run when we write on social media

Since the use of the Internet is something we do daily, from time to time it may be good to have an "examination of conscience" on how one lives one's "online life." In this article we invite you to reflect on how you deal with communication on social networks, in particular trying to warn you…
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