Essays about: "Digital wellbeing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the words Digital wellbeing.

  1. 1. Digital wellbeing, according to Google

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Daniel Svensson; [2019]
    Keywords : Digital wellbeing; Google; technology; smartphones; science and technology studies; social shaping; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : In May 2018, Google presented a new initiative called Digital wellbeing at their annual developer conference, Google I/O. Digital wellbeing consists of part a new design philosophy guiding the company’s products, part a set of tools to improve people’s relationship with digital technology. READ MORE

  2. 2. The spark of a paracrisis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för strategisk kommunikation

    Author : Benjamin Teir; Melica Flygelholm; [2019]
    Keywords : paracrisis; new social movements; discourse; Arla; social media; strategic communication; framing; image repair theory; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis written within the field of strategic communication and digital media, aims to understand how discourse constructs the paracrisis prevailing on the dairy corporation Arla's Instagram account. A social constructivist perspective to reality and a hermeneutic approach to meaning has been the frame of reference for this study. READ MORE

  3. 3. Filling the Void: Investigating the Impact of The Digital Society on Generation Z’s Relationships

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Joana Gama Filho; Melanie Hopkins; [2018]
    Keywords : Critical Studies; Consumer Culture Studies; Postmodernism; Internet; Love; Interpersonal Relationships; Social Media; Dating Apps; Tinder; Digital Society; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose of this research is to contribute to the knowledge about Generation Z in the consumer society context, through a critical investigation of the possible negative impacts of the internalization of the consumerist mentality within the digital capitalist society. This is relevant since such internalization could interfere with the capacity of individuals to maintain long-term relations and influences their overall wellbeing through the stimulation of anxiety, loneliness, sense of inadequacy, and fleeting actions, among others. READ MORE

  4. 4. The benefits of power up the phone while wiring down the mind : Decreasing sleep onset latency through smartphone interaction

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för tillämpad fysik och elektronik

    Author : Emma Fahlman; [2018]
    Keywords : Insomnia; Nocturnal smartphone usage; Phone in bed; Beneficial smartphone interactions; UX; User experience; Interaction Design; Night time; Digital Wellbeing;

    Abstract : To be able to sleep is vital for our existence. During the process of falling asleep, many people are struggling and as an outcome, various mental health problems and sleep disorders are occurring among them. Previous studies are blaming the spreading health problems on the smartphone users for bringing their phone into their bedroom. READ MORE

  5. 5. Promoting Health Through Digital Applications: Exploring Requirements for a User-Centred Health Website in Havana

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för bibliotek, information, pedagogik och IT

    Author : Linn Vidén; [2017]
    Keywords : Kuba; hälsa; fältstudie; hälsowebbplats; Havanna;

    Abstract : This thesis explores requirements for a health website made to support Cuba’s and its people’s development, in terms of improved health and wellbeing, through access to user-centred online health information. The study uses semi-structured interviews to investigate how health information is accessed in Cuba today, the need for certain types of health information, and the role of the currently limited internet access in Cuba. READ MORE