social issues

What kind of game player are you?

The latest research on game players in the UK has revealed that smartphones has attracted 70% of the country to play games in the past six months. The Guardian reports that the stereotype that the teenage boys play alone in their bedrooms is dead, and that new game playing tendencies have been displayed.

Interestingly, an analysis of 4,000 interviews in the UK has showed that women account for 52% of the gaming audience. Moreover, 27% of the audience are over 44 years old.

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Plastic surgery app for children: why did we need them?

Another reflection about something. This time about a plastic surgery application for children aged nine and over. Actually, there are two applications that have been available on the App Store and Google Play. They are called Plastic Surgery for Barbie and Plastic Surgery for Barbara. The latter is still available on the App Store. Each game is about a chubby girl who can undergo a cosmetic operation and become a such skinnier girl.  My question is: is it appropriate for our children? Would you let your child to “make” plastic surgeries?

Is this your idol?

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