The Internet has come to be defined largely according the ability of users to locate information with speed, ease and some opportunity to evaluate its validity. As a medium with an apparently infinite capacity for hosting, compiling and recalling said information, the need and technology had emerged with some simultaneity to operate large, sweeping and accountable searches in order to use this information in a meaningful way. The result would be the proliferation of the search engine as the...
Skin care products with whitening and lightening function have been introduced to the Asian market over the past decades years and it recorded as the best-selling product categories in the Asian beauty industry. (Ashikari, 2005)According to the study title The Quest for Beauty: Asia's Fascination with Pale face (2009) stated the total whitening marketing is forecasted the market will be continuing to $18 billion and the rate of growth is around 12 per cent annually. (Deirde,B, Helen, C, Mark,...
Modern life has become easier and the people of whole world have shrunk thanks to the immense contribution of the internet technology to communication and information sharing. There is no doubt that internet has made our life become easier and more convenience. We can use internet to communicate with people around the world, doing business by using internet, make new friends and know different cultures, searching information, studying and etc. The internet not only allows for communication...
The movie rating system can be useful for parents to decide whether a movie is appropriate for viewing by their child, but is the system run by the government or someone else? Who decides what the ratings should be? How did they come about? Does the government need to tell us what we should be watching ? With the birth of motion pictures came discussion of what was appropriate to show public viewers, and what restrictions should be applied. This is what is called the movie rating...
The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of use of Social Media tools (blogs and Facebook) among IIUM students. The methodology of this study was quantitative including the use of questionnaires distributed to the respondents. This study aimed to answer the two research questions namely Are IIUM students aware of politics in Social Networking Sites? What are the general political activities of IIUM students as a result of using social media tools? The results from the survey...
French Television Society Examine critically how French television represents the French nation in its programmes, news broadcasts, dramas, entertainment programmes, etc. Select a specific programme broadcast on one of the French public channels FR2 or FR3 or private channels TF1 or M6 (etc.), and examine the way the programme represents or mis-represents the plurality of the French nation, or its coverage of international events. Comment on how that reflects on the French perception of...
Heidi and Alvin Toffler (1995) stated in their book, War and Antiwar that each age or historical period we find ourselves in reflects how warfare is carried out. The Agrarian Wave saw the desire to control local resources through warfare. The Industrial Wave saw mass production being the order of the day, reflected in both mass production of large standing armies and support by society. (Toffler & Toffler, 1995) Finally, the Toffler's established that we are currently in the Information...
The concept of audiences has been in existence since way back. For instance, the Greco-Romans also had their own audience which several features similar to the current understanding of audience. As a group of spectators, for various public events, the audience was institutionalized over 2000 years ago (McQuail 1997). There were specific rules, customs and expectations regarding location, time content that were to be adhered to. More educational audiences assembled for musical and literacy works...
To begin, this report is a case study of research methodology. This case study looks at range of method available and focuses on 4 research methodology from, interview, survey, literature analysis and observation. It will be very benefit in the future to know how to research properly. Consequently, this will make one know deeply in the topic and will have a better judgement and be able to make a better decision. In addition, this case study is including both primary research and secondary...
Quite a significant number of people do not understand what Role-Playing Games (RPGs) are. According to Waldron (2005), RPGs are "a form of interactive novel in which the protagonist create and control the actions of a cast of character" (p. 1). Since such games take place in a virtual environment, the characters in RPGs are controlled by a games master. As computers become a common thing in developed and developing countries in the world, RPGs are becoming a major activity for...