When Fitness meets Fashion!

As I mentioned in my previous posts, fitness is a lifestyle that emerged the last years. Fashion on the other hand is something that exists for millions of years now and with the emergence of industrialization, its’ awareness climbed on another level.

But how these two concepts are connected with each other?

Is it bloggers that for once more, they are spreading the word?

Well the answer to both question is yes…and yes!

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What can an image reveal about the user’s character?

Statistics have shown that users of social media networks upload 350 million new photos per day. As far as Facebook is concerned, it is believed that each user of Facebook has uploaded on average 217 picturesSince pictures are influential it is interesting to see what posts of images can reveal about user’s personality.

Surveys reveal that extroverts upload more often photos than introverts.  As the term extravert reveals, these people are more sociable. As a result, it can be easily seen that extroverts tend to upload more images from their social life. The main reason for this is the upkeeping with their networks and their friends. Take for instance, a sociable person who loves going outside and spending time with his friend. This person is more prone to uploading photos of a bar he had visited or of new cuisine he has just tried. Continue reading “What can an image reveal about the user’s character?”

Why do we prefer images than texts?

An English idiom suggests that “a picture is worth a thousand words”. It can be easily said that a meaning of a picture can be expressed in more than one word. Moreover, it is approved that humans react more easily to pictures than texts. Images have the ability to transmit emotions as well. Consequently, at social networks users have stopped writing posts and instead they tend to upload photographs to express themselves. But which are the main reasons of uploading a photo? Continue reading “Why do we prefer images than texts?”

The new digital zone in the area of pictures

Nowadays more and more people take photos daily as compared with the previous years. A major reason for this, is that it isn’t needed to bring with you a camera. The last two decades a change in the era of cameras is observed. To be more specific, the 21st century  photography is digitalized however there are still many users who use the analog cameras. But let’s see what are the innovations that digital cameras have brought?

Digital cameras have a lot of advantages compared with the analog. To begin with, in comparison with the old analog cameras users have the ability to see at the screen what they have shoot. Moreover, new cameras use memory sticks for the storage of images. Although, many will claim that digital cameras are more expensive for someone to afford nowadays due to intense competition cost has reduced. Furthermore, it is believed to be more cheap since the user do not have to buy films every time he wants to shoot and print all the photographs he has taken since. Photos taken with digital cameras can be easily transferred to PCs and  displayed on TVs. Continue reading “The new digital zone in the area of pictures”

We Are What We…Wear!

Can Fashion be Green? Sustainability is the new hot trend in Fashion! Recycled apparel made under ethical conditions and organic materials are the number one topic in the fashion industry! (I guess a vegan would say “Be green, from the inside to the outside”.)

But what is sustainable fashion?

“Sustainable fashion is about being kind to our environment, responsible with our resources and treating our fellow garment workers like human beings. This means looking at the tag, using what you have and being creative in our wardrobe choices” (Undress Runways, about, n.d.).

There is a whole movement against unethical fashion apparel and of course bloggers couldn’t be missing!

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Hello I am a…Vegan?

Being a vegan is not what you eat but your whole lifestyle; a lifestyle which is getting bigger and bigger day by day. But let’s take things from the beginning…

What is a vegan?

A vegan is a loyal follower of veganism. Vegans do not believe in killing animals in order to eat them or any products that come from them (dairy, milk, cheese, eggs, butter etc.)  Also, being a vegan means that you do not buy or wear clothing or jewelry made from animals (leather, fur). Their belief is that animals are beings that feel the pain they have emotions and they also deserve to live without the fear of torture and death so to become food or clothing.

How though, can veganism be connected with digital life?

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Fitness “mentors”?

As the years go by and our lives become more and more digitalized, communities seek for leaders. Fitness is a very hot topic the last years, everyone adopts healthy eating habits, they go for running, they become gym members…

Who is though behind all this fit-trend movement?

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