Discussion | English homework help

Read at least two articles from Online Versus IRL: How Has Social Networking Changed How We Relate to One Another? Pages 530 – 556 before you respond to the discussion.

Discuss the impact that you believe social networking has on society.  Your original post should be at least one developed and detailed paragraph in length and include at least ONE reference/example from the reading.  Your response should have a strong topic sentence or thesis.  Use specific examples/information from the essays to support your views in your response. 

“Are We Slaves to Our Online Selves?”  by Jules Evans 
http://www.philosophyforlife.org/are-we-slaves-to-our-online-selves/

“Eat, Pray, Post”  by Navneet Alang
Eat, Pray, Post: How Virality Is Westernizing the Entire World

Why does viral content look the same across the globe?

“I Know What You Think of Me?”  by Tim Kreider
I Know What You Think of Me

Tim Kreider

Hearing other people’s uncensored opinions of you is an unpleasant reminder that you’re just another person in t…

“Is Facebook Making Us Lonely?”  by Stephen Marche
Is Facebook Making Us Lonely?

Stephen Marche

Social media—from Facebook to Twitter—have made us more densely networked than ever. Yet for all this connectivi…

“How Social Media is Having a Positive Impact on Our Culture”  by Josh Rose
How Social Media Is Having a Positive Impact On Our Culture [OPINION]

Josh Rose

Two events today, although worlds apart, seem inextricably tied together. And the bond between them is as human …

Learning Objectives:

  • Critical Thinking Skills—to include creative thinking, innovation, inquiry, and analysis, evaluation and synthesis of information
  • Teamwork—to include the ability to consider different points of view and to work effectively with others to support a shared purpose or goal
  • Write in a style that clearly communicates meaning, builds credibility, and inspires belief or action.