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Unformatted text preview: Gaming issues The virtual world The body and anonymity Avatars- representation of your body How you want to be seen in this game When does the virtual world feel real? Gambling It is illegal to have an on-line gambling site in the U.S. Addiction problems Cyber bullying Pew internet report More bullying behavior in person than on-line; but for the socially anxious, it can be like the same thing Who experiences cyberbullying? Teens and kids More girls than boys What forms? On-line shopping Amazon didnt make a profit for 6 years Revolutionized marketing and the shopping experience Brick and mortar stores Trader Joes- 2 buck chuck Barnes and Nobles Stores scaling down in size...
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2008 for the course COMM 121 taught by Professor Hanson during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).
- Spring '08