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Cloud Computing Benefits From an Environmental Perspective

Cloud Computing Benefits – Introduction In 2020, six out of ten businesses moved their workloads to the cloud, marking the highest increase in cloud computing adoption among companies in history. Considering the lower costs, increased security, and flexibility afforded by cloud computing, this trend is expected to continue in the coming years.  But beyond cost-effectiveness and cybersecurity concerns, companies are also becoming increasingly involved in projects aiming for sustainability. This is not a surprise considering that the disastrous impacts of […]

Misery Loves Company: The Meaning, Causes, and examples

Introduction to misery loves company This phrase is often used when someone is in a bad situation, but they find misery even more enjoyable when other people share it with them. When misery loves company, one person’s misery becomes much more tolerable and even enjoyable because there’s somebody else around to suffer alongside them. The misery can be caused by many different things such as loneliness, isolation, or just feeling very low on self-esteem. This article will explore the meaning […]

Shill meaning: Know the Signs to Avoid Getting Duped

What do shills have to do with you? You might not think that shills exist, but they do. They can be annoying and make it difficult for you to get on with your day. The best way to avoid getting duped is by knowing what shill behavior looks like. Shill meaning: In reality, a shill is somebody who publicly praises or promotes someone or something but works covertly on their behalf. A celebrity shill will make public appearances on behalf […]

Internet Censorship: Why Governments Block Social Media Networks

Social media networks such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube are being censored by governments worldwide. This blog post will explore internet censorship, why it is happening, and what you can do about it. The internet has grown into a powerful medium for communication that connects people on an unprecedented scale. Social Media networks have become popular places to share ideas and make new connections with others worldwide. Unfortunately, internet censorship is taking place in many countries around the globe due […]

The Mysterious Hacker Group Anonymous: What You Should Know

Introduction The Hacker group Anonymous has a long history of hacking various websites and databases. They have been linked to the hacker collective LulzSec, which hacker Sabu founded in late 2010. Since then, they have continued their agenda to hack into government agencies, corporations, and other organizations that are considered “enemies.” Who are these people? Are they part of an organization or just hackers who want to do something for the greater good? What is their ultimate goal? We will […]

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3 shocking facts about Facebook users data leaks

Introduction The recent Facebook users data leaks have made the public question whether or not a company such as Facebook should be allowed to have its users’ private information. The European Union is already investigating how this happened and what they can do about it. However, for now, we still don’t know who was targeted by Cambridge Analytica in the 2016 presidential election and what their goal was. We need to take action so that nothing like this ever happens […]

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Internet Privacy – How safe are you online

Since the introduction of smartphones, there has been a rapid increase in internet privacy violations. To protect your kids from internet predators and other harmful content, you must educate them online about their rights and responsibilities. It’s also important for parents to know how to set up parental controls on phones and browsers so they can monitor what their children are looking at when they’re connected to the internet. This blog post will cover some of the most important information […]

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The 2021 Guide to Hashtag Activism: #WhyHashTag Activism Matters

Hashtag activism is a form of online activism that uses hashtags to create awareness and promote social change. Hashtags are used on social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Tumblr. The use of hashtags has been traced back to the early 2000s when Twitter first introduced them in 2007. Social media users often use hashtags because it saves time by allowing them to search for posts with specific words or phrases. This has enabled activists to raise awareness […]

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Digital Activism: How to Be a Digital Citizen and Fight for What You Believe In

Welcome to your guide to digital activism! You’re probably here because you want to learn how to get the most out of your time spent on social media, but more importantly, you want to do it for a good cause. If that sounds like you, then stay tuned, and I’ll be showing you some great tools and tricks for making change happen from behind a screen. Hello to all my fellow activists and students! I’m here to guide you on […]

Social media as a platform for activism – Ten examples

Introduction Every day new social networks are popping up across the digital landscape. It’s impossible to keep track of them all, but we will keep everyone up to date on the most popular social networks and what they bring to the table. The list will start from the top, at least in a general sense. In essence, these social networks have the most users. That means the ones that make this list are considered must join for personal or professional […]