apps

Tourism in the digital age

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Apps like AirBnB, Google maps or even Tinder have become an important part of contemporary travelling and tourism. The internet has become an important infrastructure for travelling and digitalization has shaped tourism in the 21st century.  This file addresses the impact of digitalization on tourism and travel.

Mobile health app, health app, mhealth

When mHealth apps become unhealthy

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Kelsey van Tellingen
01/05/2019
10 minutes to read

Mhealth apps have become more popular in the last couple of years. Are we losing the connection with our body by using our mobile devices to tell us whether we are living a healthy lifestyle? We need more information about the use of health apps.

New media are extensively used by the asylum seekers.

Asylum Seekers Online

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Jolanda van Grunsven
08/11/2018
2 minutes to read

Migration is very much influenced by the digital age. Many asylum seekers find the information they want and need online. How does the age of digitalization affect the way migration works in the 21st century?

New media are extensively used by the asylum seekers.

Asylum Seekers Online

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Asylum Seekers Online

Asylum Seeker Apps

Article
Jolanda van Grunsven
08/11/2018
7 minutes to read

There are many available apps that target asylum seekers and refugees specifically. To get an idea of these apps we have taken a closer look at some of these apps and their functions. We have also spoken to some of the makers of these apps.

Temporary home of Hasan in Tilburg

Smartphone apps help asylum seekers find their way

Article
Monika Nemcová
08/11/2018
4 minutes to read

A Syrian father underwent a long journey to the Netherlands with the help of his smartphone. Currently living in Tilburg, he does not expect Syria to return to its pre-war state soon.