The global effect of the pandemic has literally pushed everyone to go digital. When face-to-face interaction posed health risks, everything shifted to the online world. Office spaces became little meeting boxes, business, and personal events were held ‘live’ digitally, and even online payment transactions have skyrocketed over the past months.
With everything moving towards this new space, the lack of the physical component wherein we should be able to see and feel secure has diminished as well. More than ever, it is now that we must also consider looking at how we could protect ourselves online.
A certain documentary revealing how social media works behind what we see on the screen indicated that we had become a commodity. Our online profiles, interactions, and activities were used far more than what we had anticipated.