digital media and society discussion

Please respond in complete sentences for each question, unless directed to do otherwise, demonstrating in your reply that you have read the material in order to receive full credit.

Topic 1: E-commerce

This week is all about E-commerce.  

Discussion:E-commerce is a natural byproduct of an Interconnected world.Question #1: Select and respond to one of the following questions

  1. What are the impacts of E-commerce on traditional “mom-and-pop”, “brick-and mortar” businesses?
  2. What are some of the pros and cons of E-commerce for the consumer?
  3. What are the pros or cons of E-commerce for businesses?
  4. What are the driving factors that have resulted in the growth of E-commerce within the last decade?
  5. How has the increase in E-commerce changed the way in which products and services are marketed?
  6. What role has digital media played in the rise of E-commerce?

Topic 2: The Amazon Empire

This week you viewed a slideshow titled How Amazon Controls Ecommerce: the Hidden Empire.


Discussion:Amazon is a prime example of the power of eCommerce.Question #1: What topic stood out to you the most in this presentation?