The internet world has become a mumble jumble, our comments do not reflect a deeper understanding of the post since we hardly read through to the end. Many of us have the most expensive gadgets of all times, yet could not navigate through the internet because. we are too busy or lazy to read just like our forefathers. “if you want to hide information and knowledge from most people; do hide it in a book.
Our internet sins are the same sins of our fathers
Our colonial masters taught my father, your father, our fathers to read and write with the bible and Koran. when they wear old enough to read they still, depend on their masters for reading and interpreting. Your fathers like you today prefers to sit and listen to someone else dish out information. It is obvious from research that reader’s prior knowledge of the information determines what meaning he will get from a post as against the poster’s intended meaning.
Most posts we come across on the internet looks so familiar to us so much that we feel we have no need to read through to the end. What do we do instead we hit the share button and keep moving. This is why we post, share and repost old and stale posts. You are to use all that digital world offer in interacting with the text or post. Learn to read through, it might be an update to a fake news.
If you use the internet this way you are guilt
Did you know that you provide personal information you did not solicit for in the internet. Did you know that just typing a website address your digital footprint is taken. Did you know that the registration forms we fill involving email especially in online transactions is risky. They all seem angelic but however it is risky. You do not have control over where the information goes and how it will be used
Hyper navigation are bridge to other sites of the internet for further information. They are quotes, charts, maps, images, excerpts. Hyperlinks that connects you to dictionaries, encyclopedia, google, Wikipedia, relevant blogs posts and webpages for your peruse. In using hyperlinks and hypermedia the writer sooths us to understand and interpret his work exactly from his view point without shifting the goalpost. As innocent as it may look, hyper navigations are dangerous traps that can lure us into the lions den ie dangerous sites especially if we cannot trace our way back to the main page.
Immersive reality has the potentials of making you doubt your own vision and sanity. Imagine countless pictures of celebrities posing nude and starring in one pornography site or the other. Be aware that physical world in your callers background may be a digital feeds augmenting his world . If you are less conscious that those elements are not part of physical reality you will be scammed either today or tomorrow...
Use the net this way to escape the sins of our father
The world is moving from lecturing and information to conversation, so today’s writers are sailors and explorers that wants us to sail and navigate with them. which when we don’t we are guilty of the sins of our fathers. learn how to use textual interpretation like wikis, google dictionaries, maps charts, no need to move around for it. etc..
In Interacting with a digital text, bookmark the page, copy, you can also add to your phone, desktop for further reading if you are not predisposed at the moment to read all. you can also zoom and read in a simple format. Learn to save to a specific location in your phone or the cloud to call it up later if it is too long or you are too busy to get the ideal information at a more convenient time.
Registration interactivity is a feeding ground for hackers be careful where you fill your email online and in the case of online transaction use phone No for confirmation of your transactions. Be careful of the security of sites you are linked to.
Do not share posts you did not click on links and hyperlinks in them. Hyperlinks are thus those underlined or highlighted words, letters, sentences, photos, videos even phone Numbers and emails as the case may be which targeted at linking you to outside the current post or webpage you are in.
Have ability to understand, and connect with what we are seeing. It is also about establishing a real presence with content relying on VR and AR. Truth after all is a matter of action yet our fathers never made any effort to discover truth by himself. Your fathers, my father were comfortable with second hand information and this I tell you is the sins your father, my father is guilty of that you are too is you don’t change the way you use the internet
I would like to leave with my readers, Get medially literate. It may seem like a common sense but am to help you as often as possible to do the things we all know that we should be doing. I will always provide information, inspiration and media literacy you need because I am certified to do so.