How do online networking and online transactions thrive in our community? What is it that makes this possible? It is information flows. Referring again to the evolution of the internet, cyberspace has allowed information to be free and easily accessible wherever you are in the world. Allowing networking sites to prosper in our society.
With the development of this, it has affected our work lifestyle and what now classifies as a typical nine to five day. Laptops, smartphones, and tablets have made it virtually impossible for us to escape the online world, meaning we are constantly connected. Gregg furthers this idea in his journal article, ‘Function Creep: Communication technologies and anticipatory labour in the information workplace’. Although technology has opened up a number of positive opportunities, Gregg also touches on the negatives and how technology has put extra pressures on work and home life.