Screenlife is truly contemporary, with a unique cultural importance since today history is often created on the screens of various devices.Just a handful of characters after a hashtag symbol are able to change the game – #metoo and #gamergate, to name just two prominent examples. The US elections, Facebook’s personal data leak, manipulations with algorithms and current political agenda, hacking diplomatic emails and whistleblowing, the public image of authority figures, their private and public communications, even the way we see and react these things: it all happens on screens.
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Physical bullying has mutated into something far uglier, more manipulative and dangerous: a hashtag.
An eye-opening new analysis from academics at the University of Oxford has suggested that our screenlives could one day outlast our real lives, turning sites like Facebook into a digital graveyard before the end of the century.
The days of walking up to someone in a bar and introducing yourselves have now been usurped by exchanges of pleasantries via an online thread.
The old saying, “if it’s too good to be true, it probably is,” has never been more apt when it comes to online scams.
Scrutiny of image is at an all-time high. From selfies to chatrooms, sensitive documents to whatever your lunch looked like, the JPEG is king in the 21st century.
Perhaps after some time, a suit conveying sensations from virtual reality will become a common thing. Screenlifer figured out how to transfer touch using technology.
Robots make life easier: they vacuum clean, work on factories and tell jokes. Scientists from different countries try to work with artificial intelligence so that the machines can perform more functions.
Screenlifer, having scrolled through the Facebook feed, digs into the world of little-known social networks that unite beer lovers and people who want to make friends with God.
The names of many literary characters have become a household name. Otello, for instance, is the symbol of jealousy. The process goes on, and new words and concepts come to life.
In order to manipulate people through social media, you do not need to be a billionaire or a Russian hacker. Contacting The Spinner will suffice.
One of the less attractive qualities of an online existence is that, rather than allow you to create the best version of yourself as you possibly can, it invariably brings out the worst.
Imagine Dragons has released a screenlife video for their song “Zero,” created for Disney’s film Ralph Breaks the Internet.
Is there a better way of showing a text message in a film? How about the internet? Even though we’re well into the digital age, film is still ineffective at depicting the world we live in.