Tag: Digital vs Real

The (virtual) world of Neopets

Growing up, one of my fondest childhood memories were of me playing Neopets. I remember how excited I would be at the thought of being able to play it after school, or during the weekends. The early 2000s marked the era of rising development of virtual worlds for preteens in games, and other virtual online gaming sites that I loved were Club…

Date: Me please

Left, Right, Right, Right, Left… Not only scrolling, but also swiping has been added to the extensive thumb and hand exercises the average adolescent does on the daily. In the contemporary digital society we live in, even love seems to have entered the digital realm.  Even though a well-known dating application like Tinder seemed to introduce love into the digital realm, the…