Digital Literacy and Online Shopping<br />By Natasha Chase <br />
Argument…<br />Does the literacy practices of online shopping suggest that if one is digitally literate in one are of online shopping, it will translate Across the borders of all online shopping site?<br />
My thoughts…<br />I believe that having the digital capacities in one are of an online shopping website will not translate to other shopping websites because of how different and unique various websites tend to be.<br />
The Largest retailer in the United States. <br />
Digital literacies involved…<br /><ul><li>Know the purposes it is intended for
Virtual Shopping Mall </li></li></ul><li>Digital Literacies involved…<br />Ability to successfully navigate <br />Have basic knowledge of an Auction<br />Understanding how payment works <br />Ability to decipher between items (good or bad)<br />
Craigslist.com<br />Online version of a classified section in the newspaper<br />
Digital Literacies involved…<br />Navigation of the site<br />Knowledge of a basic classified listing<br />Ability to avoid scams and frauds<br />
Do they compare....<br />Amazon can be compared to EBay in some ways while EBay can compare with Craigslist!<br />
In the end…<br />If one is unfamiliar with the communication, navigations, and the particular online website, online shopping may be frustrating and difficult to use.<br />If one has the digital capacities to navigate and successfully use one site, it does not guarantee them the ability to know how to use all online shopping websites<br />
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