Blog 2: Why do people create content online? What drives them to post, tag, and follow ?

Creating content online through social media, streaming, articles/blogs, etc has become immensely popular over the years. There are various factors that drive individuals to post content online. We’re living in an information age we’re sharing more information quickly, more often, and to more people than ever before. Different individuals share different information but one reason would be entertainment. They have a motivation to post to provide entertaining content to their followers. Most individuals are creating and posting to define themselves. By posting they’re showing people who they are, what their values, beliefs, and interests are. Others post online to feel a sense of community. They can find others who share the same interests as them. In doing so they’re building and growing relationships with other users. They’re able to stay in contact with people they might’ve not previously. Some individuals post because they might want to spread the word on a particular issue or cause they care about. In the article by Bill Joy, “Why the Future Doesn’t Need us” he mentions his concern in the future of technology and it’s constantly changing. Machines are the future and are constantly being programmed to doing things better than humans. This article was very eye opening being hes right the future of technology is scary and eye opening. 

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