Social Media Myth Busting and Cyborgology

My Digital Artefact explores the blurred line between physical reality and online reality with the formation of a new persona and the ideas of humans becoming cyborgs. This is investigated through 4 blog posts that test the tricks and tips about boosting engagement on Instagram–thus, the Social Media Myth Buster!

Monique Lombardo

As Mary Shelly stated in Frankenstein; β€œThe instrument has taken control of its maker, the creation control of his creator.”

The blueprint of our society has now become dependent on social media. We find ourselves living simultaneously within the digital social media world as well as the physical world where Jean Baudrillard argues the absence of the original reality due to the takeover of the β€œinstrument.”

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