What it means to be 'in the moment' has now expanded to include a small fragment of time wherein a documentation of that moment is captured.
Digital Ethnography Findings
Today, we live in a world dominated by screens. They're in our homes, schools, offices, shopping centres, petrol stations, bars, airports - you name it. Ambient screens have allowed potentially anywhere to become a medium through which content can be displayed. But, where are they? What do we see on them? And, are people actually paying …
When we engage with social media, we are engaging with the documentations of people's real-life experiences - whether that be an article, a tweet, an instagram story, or a facebook post.
Why do we strive to document our lives so intensely?
Our social media pages are a constructed reality, rather than a representation of our real lives.
Among an emerging world of video streaming and on-demand content, it is very difficult to match the convenience that these services offer.