Body 1.In 21st century, new media has great impact on our participatory cultures and anonymity work together with it. A participatory culture means a lot of things when it deals with the way people create, share and overall use information as a part of daily life. For example, Ivanna who eventually got her sidekick back and it was possible because of participatory culture. The story shows how potentially powerful the use of the internet can be with participatory culture. The power of group action and the website drew so many supports of audience. For these reasons she got her phone beck. Increasing access to the internet has come to play an integral part in the expansion of participatory culture because it increasingly enables people to work collaboratively. It’s generate, disseminate news and creative work connect with people who share similar goals and interests. It also allows low barriers to artistic expression and civic engagement. It members believe that their contributions matter and members feel some degree of social connection with one another.
Internet commonly used new media services rely on the user surrounding their anonymity to heck into things and discover things. Through anonymity people can find someone personal information and other things. For example of Sasha, someone found out the girl’s full name, address and her house number. Through MySpace her picture was posted and her boyfriend was discovered. It all was possible because of participatory culture and depreciated anonymity. Without depreciated anonymity people are not able to heck into personal information like Sasha’s name, address and house number. It all happened because of internet and social media.
Body 3.Social media and social networks are a fantastic way to get people to express themselves that depreciated anonymity. Social networks allow you to express yourself in many different ways such as the most basic way of expressing yourself is to fill out a profile that gives basic information who you are , your hobbies, interest, education and your work. Whether it could be in the Facebook status, Twitter updates, photos you share these are all extensions of you and your personality. They offer a platform for you to be yourself, to be creative and most importantly have an audience for all of this. Social networks can also include a blog to let people know what is going on and other forms of expressing yourself. Where are many reasons to join a social network from meeting people to teach any particular subject, to have some fun and do any kind of business with people? . For example, of craigslist where you can sell or buy things and you just have to upload what you want to sell and price. People will contract you by email or phone.