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Thoughts on national, digital and personal identity

Thoughts on national, digital and personal identity

Our modern identities are changing amidst globalization and technological shifts - and this often leaves us in personal turmoil and confusion. As someone who has immigrated to two different countries and has seen the rise of the web from a young age, the concept of identity is one I think about and wrestle with quite a bit. 

In this somewhat personal post, I explore how identity is evolving.


Social Media: Transforming Our Lives, For Better or Worse

Social Media: Transforming Our Lives, For Better or Worse

In 2012, Facebook reached a milestone: 1 billion active users. If Facebook were a country, it would be the third largest in the world. In an age where couples meet, date, and announce everything from marriage to pregnancy and divorce on Facebook, it is clear that social media has had a meaningful impact on how modern connected human beings live their lives. Facebook has become the de facto platform for sharing life’s most meaningful milestones. It is where our announcements become official, and where we celebrate our biggest accomplishments.


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