Q1 MIL Media Exposure Timeline

Timeline created by gabriellanunez
  • First Media Exposure

    First Media Exposure
    This was the year I was born. Even though I was only an infant, my parents already exposed me to different types of media. They would play music for me, read stories, and more.
  • TV & Movies

    TV & Movies
    Around this time, I began regularly watching TV shows and movies. As a toddler, I really liked cartoons and I would watch shows with my brothers. Some of my favorite TV shows were Spongebob, Hannah Montana, and Suite Life of Zack and Cody.
  • Basic Technology & Media Platforms

    Basic Technology & Media Platforms
    I was exposed to forms of basic technology, such as home computers, at this age. I was also introduced to basic media platforms (ex. Facebook) through my parents.
  • Reading & Writing; Digital Games

    Reading & Writing; Digital Games
    By this age, I could already read and write properly. I began reading children's books, such as The Hungry Caterpillar and Cat in the Hat. I was also allowed to use gadgets at this time, and I liked to play games on our computer.
  • First Gadget

    First Gadget
    I got my first gadget at this age, which was my Nintendo DS Lite. I had lots of fun playing different games on it, and I was even able to play together with my friends. I also started reading more media at this age, such as books, newspapers, and magazines.
  • iPod touch & Social Media

    iPod touch & Social Media
    I got an iPod touch this year, which was more advanced than any other gadget I'd gotten before. I could play games on it, take pictures, message other people, and more. I also created accounts on various social media platforms that year, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Yahoo.
  • First phone

    First phone
    I got my first phone that year, which was an iPhone 4. By this time, I was already used different gadgets on a day-to-day basis.
  • My Own Computer

    My Own Computer
    I got my own desktop computer in 2014, and still use it until now. Even though I'd used family laptops before, I never had any computer that was mine to use before this.
  • Newer Technology

    Newer Technology
    Around this time, I was introduced to some of the newer innovations in technology. Examples of these are Virtual Reality devices, home AIs, and 3D printers.