now have direct access to a platform that allows them to communicate with friendsand strangers all at once, at the literal click of a button. As one famous bloggerand perceptive journalist, Jessica Zafra,
Whenever something unpleasant happens, be it a terrible meal atan overpriced restaurant or a traffic altercation or the sight of agrown man threatening his son’s classmate or a public officialdemanding a bribe, we report it on social media and blogs. They'refree, they're fast, they get the word out before the traditional mediadoes. Newspapers and television networks get information fromonline media…..We are, in effect, our very own print andbroadcast networks. Everyone's a media mogul.
Communications - messages, ideas, images (whether still or moving), sound- nowadays come in various forms. They can be short or long. They can be madeup of whole documents, essays, paragraphs, or even cryptic sentences made up of no more than 140 characters, with no standard whatsoever as to grammar orspelling. Some messages nowadays do not even contain letters. So-called“emoticons” convey a range of emotions without a single character of the alphabetused as an actual letter. For example, consider these emoticons for:Happiness - :)Sadness/Displeasure - :(Love - <3Coolness - \m/ For the generations born into these times – or yet not too late to embrace itsways – language, terms, symbols, and speed for conveying have all evolved andcontinue to evolve, literally on a day-to-day, hour-to-hour, minute-by-minute basis.Communication is changing, in fact, with every new message.On the popular social networking site Twitter, because of an imposed rulefor brevity – one can only send messages no more than 140 characters in length –new users would find many of the posts perplexing and cryptic. But more seasoned
Jessica Zafra of Interaksyon.com ( News Portal Tv5 in the internet) in her article , “ The Cybercrime Law: TheReturn of the Thought Police”http://www.interaksyon.com/article/44057/jessica-zafra--the-cybercrime-law-the-return-of-the-thought-police
Jessica Zafra of Interaksyon.com (News Portal Tv5 in the internet) in her article, “The Cybercrime Law: TheReturn of the Thought Police”http://www.interaksyon.com/article/44057/jessica-zafra--the-cybercrime-law-the-return-of-the-thought-police