TITLE

Bubble world

AUTHOR(S)
Momoisea, Leilani
PUB. DATE
November 2014
SOURCE
Metro (NZ);Nov2014, Issue 388, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article argues that there is an illusion of reality in an online community. Topics discussed include the instant gratification that makes it all so addictive; whether there is a need for creating one's own little online social media hub; and the world author created for herself online which was similar to her views and opinions about music, art, fashion, politics, comedy and television shows.
ACCESSION #
108958378

 

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