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Someone’s always watching you

Today, taking a picture is as easy as pressing a single button. But there was a time where taking a picture wasn’t so easy. In order to take a picture, you had to have your camera on you. Now, every smartphone has an inbuilt top of the line camera ready for anyone to use at any time.

But how has this instantaneous photography impacted our lives and the lives of others?

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The battle of Instagram ownership

Imagine the internet as a huge manor where we as the users of this manor cannot change, or sell the land for it is the Feudal Lords that decide how the land is used. We are able to just simply use the Manor, grow crops on its land, upkeep the state of the property.  It sounds like a lot of work right, but what if I told you that you chose to work for free within this manor, everyday!

Social media sites such as Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest are the manors that we live in daily, however, they have the power to decide how we use the sites, what content we upload and how much access we are granted to the whole site.

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