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How to Track U.S. News Using Social Media
Digital technology is overtaking traditional sources of information like newspapers, radio and television, and social media is now growing as a popular news source. It’s accessible through computers and smartphones for quick access to the latest news. Many users share the latest news and updates, further extending audience exposure.
YouTube is a way to get news through videos, and the video links can be shared on other social media platforms. It’s a valuable news pathway, with nearly half the population using this social media platform. It’s also used for entertainment, such as music videos, exercise videos and demonstration videos for DIY projects.
Twitter and Instagram
Twitter is another social media news source. The following on Twitter isn’t as large as on Facebook and YouTube, but social media is an evolving industry. Tweets give snippets of news information to Twitter followers, and links can be included to redirect the user to a more lengthy news story. Tweets can also be shared. Instagram is a picture-sharing social media platform that can be used to share news as well.
Smartphone apps for social media and news sources are another way to get news when it first becomes available. The user clicks on an icon to be directed to the desired platform. Researchers have discovered that about half of the people in the U.S. obtain news on their smartphones. Smartphones can also be set up to receive breaking news alerts.
Types of News
The types of news articles shared on social media vary. Entertainment, sports and community news rank high on the list, while government, politics, international news and crime stories are also popular news items. Weather, traffic and business news are also read and shared regularly. In recent times, readership has changed to the extent that many news sources are posting links to their articles directly on social media themselves.
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Chapter 6: 21st-century media and issues
6.10.2 Social media and communication (research essay)
English 102, April 2021
Communication is extremely important in today’s world, whether it be verbal or nonverbal. It can take place through many different forms such as through writing, speaking, listening and physical actions. These forms of communication evolve and continue to improve over time. As humans, we rely on communication for almost everything and it is a way of life. Communication has evolved from talking to writing letters to texting or talking over the phone. Every time a new form of communication is brought up and becomes more popular, we have to adapt and evolve to that new lifestyle. Throughout all the new forms of communication and ways of evolving, social media has been one of the most influential so far. Social media has allowed us to create new ways of communicating, such as texting or posting through different apps. It can connect us with people all over the world and give us a platform to express ourselves in ways that have not been possible before. While social media started off as a small form of technology, it has morphed into aspects of our everyday life. Now there are apps for everything from social media profiles to online shopping. While social media and technology itself has evolved, this has also affected our communication with each other and the world. Social media has created a fast track for information in a matter of seconds. It can give people a platform with millions of followers overnight for doing practically anything. It can help people express themselves in new ways and connect with people who have similar interests. The end goal of social media is to make people happy and ultimately make lives easier.
With all this being said, it is evident that social media is in our everyday lives and will continue to change. It has a very strong grip on society as social media usage continues to rise throughout the years. Generalizing social media, we are exposed to forms of media at almost all times of the day. Answering the question of what media is will help give a better understanding of social media as a whole. Media can be defined as a way of mass communication. This could include siting in the car listening to ads on the radio all the way to scrolling on twitter. We are exposed to social media less often than generalized media, but it tends to come in greater quantities when exposed. For example, for people that wake up and check twitter it is an instant flood of information with every scroll. Everything from politics to sports to celebrity news is available at the fingertips. The concern is not all focused on the overwhelming information, but also the overwhelming number of comments and opinions. If we wanted to debate or talk about something before social media it had to be done in person, face to face. Now with social media, we are able to fight with people in comment sections on a backup account with a different name and no connection to who we really are. This new form of communication takes away the vulnerability of speaking to people and having genuine conversation, and makes up for it in internet trolls. Overall, social media is impacting the way we communicate with each other and the real questions are: Is social media impacting us in a positive or negative way? Do the positive aspects outweigh the negative aspects? Is social media hindering the way we communicate in person with each other? Is their more room for improvement when it comes to dealing with communication in the social media spectrum? How is social media impacting younger generation’s communication versus older generation’s communication? How can we help improve our communication skills on social media and in real life?
Along with the other studies that I found from the sources I chose, I also conducted my own study to determine more accurate and recent data. I asked students mostly within high school and college range questions relating to social media and communication. I tried to get a wide range of data dealing with social media apps, screen time, and overall communication as a result of social media. I expected to see almost all negative responses about social media and communication. I figured that most people would respond saying that it has affected them negatively rather than positively, but the results were different compared to what I expected.
The first questions I asked had to do with social media itself. I asked questions about their most used social media apps, screen time, what age they were allowed to start using social media, and whether or not they think social media has had a negative or positive impact on them. As expected, most of the social media apps were some of the most popular ones like Snapchat, Instagram, and TikTok. Overall, the average screen time for all apps was evenly split between 4-6 and 6-8 hours, which I also expected. Something that did surprise me was the amount of time spent on certain social media apps. The data was split pretty evenly three ways and all between 1-4 hours. The next two questions dealt with when they group surveyed started using social media. I asked these questions because a lot of the points I want to discuss later in my paper have to deal with age and whether younger generations are suffering when it comes to communication. More than half the people surveyed said that they wished that they had waited to get social media until they were older. Some said that it is not appropriate for younger kids and that it is just toxic in general. Something that I really like that a couple people mentioned was that in reality, social media at a young age is stupid and useless. A lot of people said they wish they would have enjoyed their childhood more and they would be more extroverted now if they had not been exposed that early. The last question of this section that I asked was if they thought social media has had a more positive or negative impact on them. Overall, the data was split but leaning slightly towards the more positive side. The positive answers mostly dealt with being able to talk to stay in contact with people and meeting new friends. The negative answers all related to mental health and feeling bad about themselves. A lot of people said it is toxic and very controlling and takes up too much of our time.
The next set of questions I asked had to do more with communication and interaction with and without social media. I asked questions like how they feel about social media and how it has impacted their communication, their mental health, and if it has made our lives easier. I decided to ask questions like these because I figured I would get a wide range of responses and a lot of people’s different opinions. I started off by asking if people are an introvert or an extrovert to get an idea of what the responses would be like, and 66% said somewhere in between the two. The response for the next question really shocked me because I received such a one-side response. I asked if they think social media has impacted their communication and the way they interact with others and 75% (18/24 people) said yes. This is the information that I was looking for along with the next two questions. The next question asked if they think social media has negatively impacted their mental health and 50% said yes. I also plan on using this as a research question to show that social media can affect our mental health and therefore affect the way we interact with and around other people. The last two questions are similar but the responses were both very good. Almost everyone answered yes to the question asking if social media has made our lives easier. Everyone that answered yes said they think so because it helps them talk to friends, stay in touch with people they do not see as much, and meet new people that they are comfortable talking to. The people that said no also made good points such as it takes over our lives and it is filled with too much hate and cancel culture. I agree with both sides and am very happy that people can feel a positive response especially when it comes to communicating with other people online. The last question I asked was used to wrap up the whole survey and topic. I asked if they think social media has made our generation’s communication improve or worsen. The data was pretty evenly split, and most people gave a positive and a negative. The people that said improve gave that answer because they said it broadens our communication and allows us to talk to people at a wider range. The people who said it has made it worse all said that it is ruining our face-to-face interaction and causing us to lose emotion. They said that some people do not even know how to have a proper in person conversation and that they are too dependent on their phones. Overall, I agree with both arguments that people made but I do think that the positives outweigh the negatives in most of these situations and questions.
The first question I want to ask has to deal with the overall social media and communication connection and has multiple other questions I would like to cover within it. The main question is: Is social media hindering the way we communicate with each other? I also want to touch on questions like: Is social media impacting us in a positive or negative way? Do the positives outweigh the negatives? The second set of research questions I have is: Is their more room for improvement when it comes to dealing with communication in the social media spectrum? How can we help improve our communication skills on social media and in real life? How is social media impacting younger generation’s communication versus older generation’s communication?
Research Question One
Social media and communication have a direct connection to each other and both have a strong impact on the outcome of the other. My first research question has to do with that. My questions center around how social media has impacted our communication, and whether or not it is positive or negative. First, I think it is important to note the changes and different characteristics that come into play when talking about this. Things like age and problems going on in our world can affect our social media usage and communication. While we connect to people on a deeper level when talking to the in person, social media has also given us a newer and more broad way of communicating. The article “How Social Media Affects Our Ability to Communicate” by Stacey Hanke, talks about different ways social media has impacted our communication. Social media has become so relevant in our day to day lives and Hanke describes it in a couple different ways. She describes it as information binging and the fear of missing out, social graces and conversational boredom. Within these, she explains how social media has become an excuse and escape to talk to people face to face. Hanke also talks about how even though it is limiting our in person communication, it can sometimes make communicating in general easier, by being able to talk to each other in just a few words (Hanke 1). In another article by Ryan J. Fuller titled “The Impact of Social Media Use on Our Social Skills”, he discusses similar topics to Hanke’s article but also brings up more positive attributes of social media. Fuller starts of his article by giving some statistics, stating that 75% of teens own cellphones and 25% of them using it for social media, and also says that they use 7.5 hours a day using it (Fuller 1). I am glad that this was brought up because it is important to know how much time is spent on social media, scrolling through feed. Next, Fuller starts to discuss some of the benefits of social media. He briefly explains how social media is beneficial because we are able to stay in touch with our friends and family, and share important parts of our lives with them. He also explains how it helps people reach out to new friends and provide themselves with more opportunities (Fuller 1). Overall, I really like that he mentioned these because it is important to keep in mind the vast majority of social media and communication. While some use it for more simpler purposes likes just keeping up to date with what is going on in the world, others use it to make new friends, find new job opportunities, and stay in touch with people. Another topic I find important when it comes to answering this research question is how Covid affected everything. With the pandemic, we were left inside with nothing to do but what was at our fingertips. This pandemic increased social media usage drastically. The article “Social Media Insights Into US Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Longitudinal Analysis of Twitter Data” by Danny Valdez et al, shows extensive research into determining just how much social media usage in the United States increased during the pandemic. They did experiments and surveys to determine multiple responses to research questions and show how much we rely on social media to communicate with each other. During the pandemic, everyone spent more time on their social media and their phone in general, probably more than they would like to admit. The article helps give more insight into this claim. There is the idea that social media was meant as an addition to our lives. For some people, it has become an addiction and a new piece of their life. The article focuses on how social media could be a toxic place and have a negative effect on our mental health. The time period for this information focuses around the COVID-19 pandemic. Using data from Twitter, Valdez created a study to determine the mood of people during the pandemic and the usage throughout (Valdez et al 2). Collecting tweets with certain hashtags and during time periods, the goal was to determine how much the pandemic affected people’s moods, and how much they put out and shared on social media. They used hashtags, timeline data, and tweets from different periods such as the first lockdown, different stay at home orders, etc. Given the responses to the data, they were able to determine the increase in social media usage. We cannot determine if this had a positive or negative effect on the people who were using Twitter, but we can infer that social media is becoming a key part of our lives. Not being able to talk to people as much in person during the first few months of the pandemic greatly affected communication, in positive and negative ways. Communication over the phone increased due to the amount of free time that people had and were able to spend talking to others. Contrary to that, in person communication also decreased given that people were not really allowed to leave the house. The next article by Tayebi et al, “The Role of Information Systems in Communication Through Social Media” focuses a lot about how we have evolved over time with social media and communication. They start off by talking about how social networks are like social media societies. They explain it by resembling it to a human society, as it is filled with people communicating, regardless of time or place. They also exemplify other aspects such as emotional support, information, emotions (Tayebi 2). Social media is constantly looked at through such a negative light due to some of the major bad events that have taken place. While it can be difficult at times to look past the negatives, it is important to recognize and acknowledge the positives. The growth of scientific research would not be possible without the amount of information received from the media (Tayebi 3). Without social media and media in general, we would not be where we are today as a society. As mentioned earlier, it is so easy to get lost in the negative aspects of social media and discard the positive ones. Positive parts of social media such as widespread communication and unlimited access to information makes it all worth it. Staying on topic with positive aspects of social media and communication, social media in the workplace has also broken down barriers for communication. The article “A Guide to the Successful Use of Social Media in the Workplace” by Clark Boyd gives insight into how social media has improved the workplace, and ultimately communication and interaction as a whole. Companies can use social media as a form of branding and way to communicate their products (Boyd 4). Boyd states, “Harvard Business Review finds that 82% of employees believe social media improves work relationships. Left to their own devices, your teams will connect and communicate on social networks, both inside and outside the office.” This directly relates to the research question asking whether social media hinders our communication with each other. Social media also helps when it comes to dealing with complaints placed online. By seeing these through social media, it can help the company communicate either with the person or their company the concerns that are being stated (Boyd 9). Overall, it is safe to say that social media has directly affected communication throughout different aspects of our lives.
Research Question Two
My second set of research questions has a lot to do with the future and how we can improve. Questions such as: Is their more room for improvement when it comes to dealing with communication in the social media spectrum? How can we help improve our communication skills on social media and in real life? How is social media impacting younger generation’s communication versus older generation’s communication? The article “What is Literacy” by James Paul Gee talks a lot about the basics of communication. I find this an important article to talk about before I go into more detail with this second research question. Gee explains discourse as a socially accepted way of speaking, thinking, and acting (Gee 1). It is important to note this because social media has changed that discourse for us. We no longer communicate and interact the same way in which we use to therefore almost giving us a new discourse. Another thing Gee discusses is identity kits. Gee explains identity kits as “appropriate costumes and instructions on how to act and talk” (Gee 2). This relates to social media because there is a certain way we communicate online that we wouldn’t do in person. For example, we use emojis and abbreviations to communicate on social media or over text, but this is something we would not do when communicating face-to-face. There are also some basic well-known rules of social media that follow along the lines of an identity kit. Such as, for Instagram it is a common idea not to like people’s pictures from too long ago. When you say this aloud it sounds like it is not a big deal and silly almost, but for people that use social media it is something that makes sense. The next article is going to focus more on the question that has to do with room for improvement of communication. The article “The Positive Effect of Not Following Others on Social Media” by Francesca Valsesia, Davide Proserpio, and Joseph C. Nunes involves how we deal with social media and how we react to it. The article has a lot to do with pyramid schemes and marketing schemes on social media, simply due to follower count. Social media has a lot of power over us and the content we see. Influencers have too much impact on what we see every day and this overall effects our communication (Valsesia 1). Social media feeds us information at our fingertips, whether it be true or false. Valsesia is trying to get the point across that social media has no impact on our lives without the phone and therefore, having a smaller follower count is better for our communication and overall wellbeing in the first place. Leading into my next article, social media can have a huge impact on the younger generation. This leads into part of my second research question dealing with the younger generation and their communication. The article “The Impact of Social Media on Youth Mental Health: Challenges and Opportunities” by Jacqueline Nesi shows how social media is a very complex brand of information and makes it complicated for everyone. Younger kids having access to it and multiple devices like computers and phones makes it that much more difficult. There are a lot of positives and negatives for younger kids having access to social media and the internet in general. It has an impact on their mental health and studies show it leads to signs of depression, body dysmorphia, eating disorders (Nesi 2). It can also affect their communication and outward identity due to things such as bullying, internet drama, and behavioral problems. While it does have serious negative risks, social media also can bring a lot of new positive ones. Things like creative ideas, humor and entertainment, and being able to explore their identity are all really great positives that social media gives us (Nesi 4). Most of them using it as a way to connect with friends and family and help them feel a sense of acceptance and belonging (Nesi 4). Similarly to this, social media has given a great outlet for kids and young adults to speak out on issues going on in the world. The article “Building Bridges: Exploring the Communication Trends and Perceived Sociopolitical Benefits of Adolescents Engaging in Online Social Justice Efforts” by Mariah Elsa Kornbluh goes into detail about the racial injustices in the world and how they are communicated through social media. Social media networks can help connect kids to different backgrounds and aspects of their lives (Kornbluh 1). Kornbluh expresses how a society only can flourish under civic engagement and being able to express ourselves, and social media is helping us do that. It is helping the younger generation prepare for the civic role that they will undergo (Kornbluh 2). Social media helps play a major role in participating in political movements and bringing awareness to topics (Kornbluh 3). This all is done by the younger generation and would not be possible without them. So, while it is easy to look at the negative parts of social media and how it effects the younger generation, it also brings great awareness to real life problems in our world. This last article I wanted to go over dealing with this research question has to do with the pandemic. The article “Responses to COVID-19 in Higher Education: Social Media Usage for Sustaining Formal Academic Communication in Developing Countries” by Abu Elnasr E. Sobaih, Ahmed M. Hasanein and Ahmed E. Abu Elnasr briefly talks about communication with social media in higher education systems. Education systems had to switch from in person learning and communication to online learning, which was a struggle for everyone. Throughout the time that this took place, results showed that social media had a positive effect on students dealing with this (Sobaih 1). Students used social media to build a community and help support each other through this rough time. Through these results, proper usage of social media can be shown as a positive result for a new era of learning (Sobaih 1). This is just one more reason why social media can help us improve our future.
After answering my research questions, it has become clear to me that while social media does have negative aspects, the positive aspects outweigh them. Between the articles and my own research, I have enough evidence to prove that social media does effect communication, but in a more positive way. The way we act and present ourselves is heavily influenced by social media and communication between generations are different and can be seen that way. It is important to note the accomplishments we have made as a society with social media and the media in general. It has helped connect families, provide support groups, and provide entertainment in desperate times. Our communication has changed because of social media but has changed and helped us for the better in the long run. Keeping social media a positive place and staying away from the toxic people on it will only help us grow and learn new things about ourselves.
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Social media are interactive digital channels that facilitate the creation and sharing of information, ideas, interests, and other forms of expression through virtual communities and networks.
Facebook, YouTube, WhatsApp, Instagram, WeChat, TikTok, etc.
Social media may take the form of a variety of tech-enabled activities. These activities include photo sharing, blogging, social gaming, social networks, video sharing, business networks, virtual worlds, reviews, and much more.
The average internet user has 8.6 social media accounts. Today in excess of 3.2 billion photos and 720,000 hours of video are shared per day across social media. The average daily time spent on social is 142 minutes a day. There are 3.725 billion active social media users. 91% of retail brands use 2 or more social media channels.
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Social Media and its impact
Social Media is a web-based platform that helps us to share ideas, thoughts, and records amongst the communities. It gives us a quick electronic verbal exchange of content like articles, News, Images, videos, etc. A man or woman can get admission to social media via a Computer, Tablet, or smartphone. Using social media is a very effective way to speak amongst humans as it has the capacity to connect with all and sundry in the world and share statistics instantly. Like the lot has a superb and negative side, social media has both advantages and disadvantages:
- It is a desirable device for education. All the statistics one requires are just a click away. Students can teach themselves on a number of matters using social media.
- Social Media systems help college students to carry out lookup work as it will become effortless to do team discussions amongst the students even when they are some distance from every other.
- With the assistance of social media, the understanding and awareness ranges of humans have increased. We can recognize and understand the issues of any part of this world.
- The economy has touched new heights with the introduction of social media. New e-commerce is on the rise. People can purchase and sell online. It has brilliant monetary benefits.
- Social media is helping humans (especially youngsters) to get the right of entry to new job possibilities as many local commercial enterprise companies recruit their employees via social media platforms.
- In the past times, it was once pretty convenient to suppress the rights of people by means of suppressing their voices. Nowadays, with the help of social media, human beings can stand against tyranny and injustice. People can raise their voices in opposition to injustice. They can get united with the help of online structures and demand collective justice.
- Insecurity and lack of privacy protection are the most important downside of social media. With the entirety public on social platforms, the privacy of human beings could go manipulated for terrible uses.
- The immoderate use of the internet has created a lot of problems, especially for youth. The problems like formative years of isolation, individualism, lack of interest in actual lifestyles, etc, are the most annoying issues created through social media.
- Many adolescents have emerged as victims of cyberbullying due to which they have suffered a lot.
- Nowadays, adolescence has learned to make cheating in assessments via social media. Instead of mastering and studying, adolescence is structured on social media to use as a medium to reproduce in exams.
- Excessive use of social media can have an effect on your physical and mental health in a big way. Often humans trip laziness, fat, eye infection and itching, loss of imagination and prescient and stress, anxiety, etc. after its immoderate use.
Social media is a controversial theme in today’s society. Some human beings think that social media destroys human interaction and real-life human relationships. While different think that social media is a blessing to humanity. Social media makes human interplay lots extra handy and lots quicker than real-life human interaction. It offers the hazard to introverted humans to categorize themselves, and it also advantages to strengthen international relationships whether it’s enterprise or social. Social media make it easy to speak and interact with every other anytime, anywhere in the world. People can remain related to their families and cherished ones no count number how some distance they are from every other.
There are always two sides to a coin the same goes for social media. Different people have a one-of-a-kind opinion on this debatable topic. When we seem to be at the high-quality thing of social media, we find numerous advantages: The most important is being the extremely good system for education. Students can train themselves on a number of topics using social media. Moreover, stay lectures are now possible because of social media. You can attend a lecture taking place in America whilst sitting in the Philippines. Furthermore, People are distancing themselves from newspapers, due to the fact they are relying on social media for news and getting state-of-the-art updates of the world through it.
Despite having such advantages, social media is considered to be one of the most harmful components of society. If the use of social media is now not monitored, it can lead to grave consequences. It is damaging because it invades your privacy like ever before. This addition hampers the academic performance of a student as they waste their time on social media rather than studying.
We stay in a time and age where records is simply a button press away. We are swayed by the aid of information all around us. Most millennials want to know, read, apprehend and then speak their minds about it. That is the place social media comes into play. Social media is one of the biggest factors that we stay with and can’t pass by it. Social media is a collection of websites, utility, and different platforms that enable us to share or create content material and additionally helps us to take part in social networking. Social media is now not confined to blogging and sharing pictures, there are a lot of strong tools also that social media provides. That is because the impact of social media is very high and some distance reaching. It can make or spoil images.
But social media is a theme of controversy today, many feel that it is a boon but there is a majority who feel that it is a curse. Most human beings sense that social media has destroyed human interplay at a fast price and has modified present-day human relationships. However, there are others who sense that is a blessing that has linked us to each and every section of the world, we can meet our cherished ones that are far, we can spread attention without problems via it, we can ship security warnings, etc. There is a lot that social media can do. Aside from that, it is an unarguable truth the presence of social media has made our lives convenient less complicated, and a great deal faster.
To sum up, social media have both advantages and disadvantages. It depends on us on how we use it. It is the most effective device today. It has revolutionized our lives. Therefore, its strength should be used accurately and sensibly for the development, progress, and prosperity of our lives today. Fake news is spread with the use of it which poisons the thinking of peace-loving citizens.
In short, surely social media has both blessings and disadvantages. But it all depends on the user in the end. Early life needs to in particular create a balance between tutorial performance, physical activities, and social media. Excess use of whatever is unsafe and the identical element applies to social media. Therefore, we should strive to live a gratifying lifestyle with a proper balance.
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Introduction Social media are domain sites where people in any parts of the world can interact freely, using a mix of online multimedia, such as audios, videos, texts, photos, and so on. With social networking site, as they are oftentimes called, individuals can make and exchange digital or electronic contents as they engage messages, texts, audio, etc online. Because part of human nature is the need to communicate, whenever possible, better and faster, social media has brought a lot of changes in peoples’ lives. As social media keep rising in demand, individuals and groups continue to embrace them. Because of the user-friendliness of social media, people who seek to belong in a group do so. For some netizens who target a broad range of audience, for various purposes, they paid attention to what they are sharing. Most often than not, people go to media channels that they have proven or referred to as trustworthy. Even when they did not intend to attract other audiences, they have done so and continue to do so. As a result, they have created for themselves groups, circles, and fan pages.
A. Impact of Social Media Among Students
While the report completed “The Wired Generation” by Wade Jacobsen and Renata Forste demonstrates a study that reviews both the positive and negative effects of online interaction on one's social life, there is still some value that can be placed on the practice when it comes to the educational world. For example, instant messaging and online chat options such as Skype give students the opportunity to talk with each other in ways that were once impossible. If students are separated by distance, these platforms can bring them together to talk about a project in an instant. Groups who are studying for online degrees can complete team projects with group meetings with these video chat options. The effect of these platforms are clearly beneficial for the students who need to come together to form groups to get their educational work completed. Another impact that the growth of social media has had on educational purposes is that many of these platforms are becoming active “sources” for research on particular topics and people. “Youth Engagement in Singapore: The Interplay of Social and Traditional Media” by Marko Skoric and Nathaniel Poor points towards the fact that these outlets are beginning to be used in formal research. Even beyond that, look towards official media outlets such as CNN, Fox News and ESPN use these platforms to verify information that has been released by important personalities. For example, President Barak Obama has an official Twitter account that is used to respond and comment to many of the important issues that affect this country, such as the government shutdown that is the major story in the news. As Skoric and Poor mention in their content, many of these platforms are becoming vessels for social engagement which is another area that intersects with student life. Many institutions of higher learning are requiring students to participate in some form of service project and social media outlets are another opportunity to help those efforts grow. Some organizations are turning to their capabilities to reach their millions of followers through platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Social media outlets allow users to easily participate with major issues and circumvent the “not having time” response. Now, these platforms allow users to vote and donate with a simple click of the button from their phone. The ability to be “socially responsible” with the click of a few buttons is another way that social media has impacted the world of education.
B. Privacy on Social Media
There are those who might feel as though the lack of privacy is not a huge issue; they like to use social networking despite these dangers. Social networking allows them to access other people's information, learn their likes, interests and relationships to others - this grants these users a feeling of community and satisfaction (Felt and Evans, 2008). Others may also enjoy the corporate aspect of social media privacy issues, since targeted marketing based on their interests and activities leads them to products they might be interested in purchasing anyway. All of these are reasons to accept the current state of privacy in social media. Despite the fact that social networking draws people into worlds of connectivity, privacy is actually a legitimate and frightening issue. When sites like Facebook place a value on the sheer number of friends you have, it can be easy to let anyone in to see your timeline or messages (Felt and Evans, 2008). Often, the drive to express your daily life through Facebook status updates or tweets can be so great that it can expose information about yourself to anyone who wants to listen. Add to that the option of reporting and "checking in" to wherever you are, and Facebook can literally track you down to where you are at that moment (Livingstone, 2008). This is a dangerous prospect to consider, especially since companies and third-party organizations will often sell your private information and search histories to the highest bidder (Barnes, 2006). While the computer itself may allow you to work and communicate in physical privacy, the actual information you provide, whether inadvertent or not, is still very easy to access (Felt and Evans, 2008). There are three types of solutions that can be implemented to help keep people's information confidential and identities anonymous - social, technical and legal solutions (Barnes, 2006). In terms of social solutions, the responsibility lies with parents to help regulate children's access to Facebook and other social networking sites - they need to involve themselves more radically with their kids' Internet usage and understand the technology better in order to make themselves available. Schools are also said to play a huge part in keeping this information private - having their own social networking policies for on-site computing helps somewhat by limiting students' access to non-productive sites like social networking services (Felt and Evans, 2008). However, there is more that can be done on the school level towards educating students and social networking users on media literacy through social networking and the maintenance of privacy (Barnes, 2006). Continuing the aforementioned privacy policies is a good idea, but privacy and media literacy courses designed to inform people how their information is used and accessed on Facebook could equip individuals with greater tools to keep themselves safe. Finally, legal solutions to the privacy problem include initiatives like the Deleting Online Predators Act (DOPA) (Barnes, 2006). This act mandates Internet filters to be placed in school-located computer libraries, which would limit access to social networking sites. However, despite the good intentions of this bill, further action is needed to protect privacy. Given the aforementioned benefits of social networking, complete censorship is not the answer; instead, students must be given the ability to police themselves (Livingstone, 2008). Becoming educated on what can happen to them on social networking, instead of allowing them to find out the hard way, permits them to exercise caution when participating in activities on social networks. This grants the user with a greater level of confidence,as well as the freedom to enjoy the media literacy, interconnectivity, and sociopolitical power that social networking has to offer. C. Marketing on Social Media What most businesses do is to create their own websites to attract a wider audience as well as to promote their products. Marketing experts vouch that social media is one of the best ways to generate income because a lot of people are always connected to the internet, the business can get a big boost out of the free advertising it can get from social networking sites. Thus, the more popular a business or a website is, the more income it will generate through advertising. Social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter have millions of active users worldwide and tapping on possible clients from both sites can do great wonders for businesses. Because of this, some business owners are even willing to pay more for a Facebook ad rather than investing on cheaper, but unpopular networking sites. Keeping the page active with daily postings also helps boost the image of the company, considering that those who are already subscribed to the page can view the business information anytime (Hausman). In the same light, social media is one way for business owners and customers to maintain good relationships. Both can follow each other on social media and post questions and answers that other customers might find helpful or interesting as well. It may be in the form of a question or a blog wherein readers can later post feedback to start meaningful conversations (Hausman). Companies should also ensure to check out what competitors are doing with their online business presence so that they know where else to improve. D. Social Media Growth and Its Impact in the Middle East As previously mentioned herein, the growth of social media has impacted on the Middle East in a number of ways. More importantly, the evolution of social media across various countries has made people from these countries yarn for change with regard to their ways of life. Precisely, social media platforms have played a comprehensive role in influencing change (Stewart 10), whereby people have become more empowered than they were before. Worth noting is the fact that social media platforms have provided an avenue in which the people can share ideas pertaining to issues that affect them on a daily basis. Through such sharing of ideas, the people of these countries have become more tolerant despite their ideological differences. Overall, social media has influenced change in the Middle East in that it has empowered them to become more open and tolerate differing points of views held by people of varying ethnic and religious origins. On another note social media has had an impact on some countries in that it has evolved into a voice for the people of the Middle East. Precisely, people have utilized social media platforms to air their concerns, particularly on issues regarding governance. Certainly, this has enhanced democracy for the people, who in the past have fallen victims of dictatorial regimes. In fact, social media platforms, especially Facebook, and Twitter have contributed to the toppling of regimes that did not address issues jeopardizing the daily lives of people from the Middle East (Nabi& Mary 24). Evidently, new technological innovations and social media platforms have made big contributions in assuring the success of different uprising in some countries. Many at times, these uprising seek to enhance democracy for the people of these countries. This analysis justifies the impact aligned with enhancing democracy that social media platforms have had on populations. Another notable impact that social media has had on the Middle East aligns with the fact that it has resulted in a slight change in gender roles. Notably, populations emanating from this part of world are conservative in nature. This can be accredited to the fascinating admiration they have on their Islam religion, which divides roles based on gender issues. However, social media platforms have instilled liberal views on these populations and this has resulted in a change of gender roles. Precisely, social media platforms have enlightened people, particularly women. Such enlighten has resulted in the provision of more opportunities for women. This is contrary to the past whereby women were often oppressed and given discriminatory roles. In addition, social media has enlightened Middle Eastern women to become agents of change in their communities. This has resulted in provision of more leadership opportunities for women (Sakr 20), contrary to the past whereby women were not allocated such roles. Certainly, the growth of social media offers immense opportunities for the growth of businesses across various contexts. Precisely, social media platforms provide viable avenues that enhance marketing of different business ventures. This results in an increase in business revenue, which is in a consequent rise in the economy. With regards to this, different countries in the Middle East have benefited immensely due to the growth of social media platforms. In fact, the economies of different countries such as the United Arab Emirates have grown due to the fact that various institutions running businesses in these countries have and continue to utilize social media platforms to enhance their employee prospects and boost their skill sets (Noor & John 82). Overall social media has impacted the economy of Middles Eastern countries in that it has offered support for various businesses; hence, increasing business profits, which end up supporting the economic growth of these countries.
Social media has offered to us nothing but better and faster ways of communication and transaction, whether personally, interpersonally, business matters, government, etc., because of the timely and convenient mode of viewing, sharing, collecting, storing, and transmitting data. Young individuals and other internet users simply enter the social media that they want to visit. All that they have to keep in mind is some basic understanding and application of protecting personal or group data/information while engaging, buying, or doing other internet transactions. This is because there is what we call identity theft when kids simply give up freely their personal information over the internet. Thus, even when social media provide better and faster ways of communication, privacy online should never be sacrificed at the expense of enjoying one’s moment over the net. With social media, the gargantuan information seems not enough: from a megabyte of video uploads to tweets. When millions and billions of people across the world share information, some of the recipients are the young generations. They are amazed at the constant influx of information that they want to get. At a mouse click or press on a keypad, they can type their own messages, download photos and videos, and a lot more. When they want to learn something about their favorite celebrities, all they need is to search using Google, Youtube, or like or ask/send friend request. Having said so, what is really important that social media have brought about to people is online presence, learning, collaboration with peers, and a lot more. By means of social media, individuals learn the importance of netiquettes, too. These are nothing but the positive effects of social media when it comes to better communication. Social media are not simply used to send, upload, download, share, etc. info in superficial ways. When students use their learning apps, whatever their thoughts are about a particular subject matter in school, for instance, can be shared with others within their circle, group, or class. Because of these social technologies, children have come to realize that they learn more and productively. Enhanced learning outcomes through enhanced knowledge sharing has been the key element why kids want to use their electronic devices. Educational learning materials and resources are more colorful, visually stimulating, and engaging.
Individually and/or collectively, peoples’ lifestyles are affected online social media. Around the globe, social media are transforming how people spend their time contributing whatever they know and feel. Personally, they find solace chatting with people online, uploading creations (e.g., images, videos), making online purchases, and performing other electronic transactions. In most cases, there are internet users who access for free online materials and related resources. The worse scenario is when some families spend most of their time apart because of the social media. Although social media have become tools that brought forth good as well as bad repercussions, their contributions and effects to the world at large cannot simply be undermined. Worldwide, individuals, companies and governments have used the social media to advance their interests and benefit from it. There are those on the other side of the global spectrum where social media mostly often used to generate much profit whether legitimately or not. Even individuals, in their own home space, benefit from social media one way of another. It is up for anyone whether they will use these media for their own benefits or to take into account how each of us, in our own little ways, help other people. Despite anything contrary to the negative effects of social media, social media remain part of people’s everyday lives. However, parents, guardians, teachers, and other adults ought to guide younger people what contents to view or not given their delicate moral, social, spiritual, physical, etc. development. Because the world we live becomes smaller each day, it is just fitting that, with enhanced technologies and newer forms of social media, children should be the first to come in mind when it comes to online privacy, safety, security, and protection . Thus, whether social media have positive or negative impact on children and teens, adults should make it a point that, as members of a constantly evolving global community, whatever is shared or to be shared should be mostly worthwhile. This should be the rule rather than the exception. At the end of the day, we can still say with confidence that, despite the negative impact social media have on us, it nonetheless brought us closer together in a world that needs positive interconnectivity.
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- Digital Marketing in Tourism Industry of the UAE This essay on digital marketing in tourism industry considers the case of UAE. It focuses on the issues of marketing and communication in the sphere of hospitality and tourism in Dubai.
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- Google Company Social Media This paper looks at the usage and impact of social media on Google Company in the United States. It also compares social and traditional media.
- Technology Development Influence on People’s Life Technology has its positive and negative influence on people, society and environment, however, its impact on our lives is determined by the way we use it.
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- Are Human Addicted to Technology? New technologies are emerging daily as people continue to integrate technology into their lives for improved performance and efficiency.
- Social Media Usage for Advertising The use of social networking sites is a common trend in the world, and advertising on the sites comes with immense benefits to both marketers and the targeted audiences.
- Social Media Influence on Communication The following work is devoted to the investigation of the question of the influence of social media on intercultural communication and the possibilities of digital technologies and social networks.
- Pinterest: Social Media Analysis This report aims to provide information that will help the reader determine the utility of one of the most popular social media platforms, Pinterest.
- Social Media Censorship in China Millions of people depend on the internet. The Chinese government demonstrated its intolerance to social media by censoring Facebook, Gmail, Twitter, YouTube and many others.
- Social Networks and Relationships Social networks play a very significant role in romantic relationships. The main focus of this paper is Facebook as a social networking site and relationships.
- Politics and Power in the Social Media Era Social media is a form of electronic communication that involves the use of online technology and internet-based softwares to enable people to interact and exchange ideas, opinions and feelings.
- The Benefits of Social Media for Business Essay What are the benefits of social media for business? This essay answers the question. It focuses on positive and negative impact of social media on business.
- Social and Political Issues in the Social Media In this study, the researcher will evaluate the ways through which political and social issues are represented in the social media. The case study will focus on USA and China.
- The Role of Social Media in Globalization Essay What is the role of social media in globalization? This essay answers the question and explains the importance and interdependence between globalization and social media.
- Internet and Social Media Technology in the Family Context Our generation lives in the age of unprecedented technologic development. The heavy use of the internet by children and adolescents is a serious issue for the modern families.
- Modern Technology's Influence on Our Minds It is imperative to mention that the impact of modern technologies on minds of the population is a topic that has been actively discussed over the last few years.
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- Social Media and Dubai Public Sector Communication The study explores whether there is a relationship between the approach to using social media and changes in internal communication in Dubai's public sector.
- Interpersonal Communication and Technology Technology has changed the concept of communication, since most people prefer to use virtual means of interaction instead of face-to-face interaction.
- The Role of Digital Media in Higher Education Provision The paper aims to examine several forms of digital media in the context of higher education, resulting in the concise analysis of advantages and disadvantages of digital media.
- Major Social Media Ethical Issues: Privacy and Accountability The history of social media can be traced back to 1969 when CompuServe became the first major public commercial internet service provider in the US.
- Social Media and Its Side Effects on Teens Social media is one of the most fruitful products of the recent technological progress of our society. At the same time it has negative and dangerous sides.
- The Effects of Social Media on Egyptian Revolution of 2011 This paper investigates the effects of social media on the Egyptian revolution in 2011. It starts with an introduction, which indicates the social, economic and political conditions in Egypt.
- WeChat Users' Motivations, Satisfaction, Loyalty This study uses the quantitative research approach to collect the necessary data and information on WeChat users' motivation, loyalty, and satisfaction.
- Not Everything You See on Social Media Is True Is everything on social media true? Find the answer in this social media essay example! It focuses on the fact that not everything you see on social media is true.
- Social Media Usage Limitation The use of the Internet has immense addictive potential. It should also be noted that addictions of any kind usually correlate with the development of mental disorders.
- Social Media, Its Pros and Cons Contemporary society has been ushered into an era where virtually all people have secured Internet-enabled gadgets that can facilitate their interaction.
- Social Media and Knowledge Management This literature review focuses on social media and knowledge management. It explores the key studies on the topic, including the analysis of Starbucks knowledge management.
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- Social Media Usage and Impact on Society Modern society is highly resourced with a variety of technological advances that facilitate interaction between people and ease the busy lifestyle.
- Social Media Influence on the UAE Political Processes The research was aimed at the determination of the extent of influence of the social media on the political process in the United Arab Emirates.
- Social Media Networks in Law, Society and Education One benefit of social media is the assistance it has given to law enforcement. Law enforcers have turned the tables on criminals by using social networking sites.
- Are Social Networking Media Bad for Business? Many businesses are turning their attention to SNS media for marketing their products. This paper will discuss the suitability of social networking sites in carrying out business.
- Social Media Networks and Human Individuality Technology is mostly beneficial when looking at mass production and products and services that are made with the help of advanced technology.
- Sociality Through Social Network Sites The research focuses on the topic of social media use in classroom learning and students' perceptions towards it.
- Social Media Use in a Business Environment Based on data-driven evidence, it is possible to conclude that social media networking systems constitute a major factor of change in consumer behavior.
- Social Media in Human Resource Management Aspect This paper critically evaluates the role of social media in contemporary organisations, especially from an HR perspective.
- Social Media for Social Change - the Case of Facebook This social change essay focuses on Facebook as a platform for promoting social justice. It explains the strengths and weaknesses of social media for social change.
- Should We Limit Our Use of Social Media? The role of social media is impressive, and millions of people just cannot avoid or stop using such sources as the Internet, email, Facebook, or YouTube.
- How Has Technology Impacted the Development of International Business and the Countries’ Economic Growth Over the Last 20 Years? There has been huge technological growth in the 20th and 21st centuries. Informational technology (IT) has changed the global business and started the global economic development.
- Social Media and Interactions Among Teenagers Social media can be a useful tool in improving one's life and social relationships, but its overuse can lead to the degradation of social skills and mental stability.
- Civil Rights and #BlackLivesMatter Social Movements The Civil Rights Movement was the iconic example of a social movement in the mid-20th century, while in recent years, the #BlackLivesMatter Movement emerged.
- Facebook: Virtual Community and Social Media Facebook sites have many advantages such as social networking and marketing products but ways of controlling bad consequences should be developed.
- Mapping Digital Media in the UAE The United Arab Emirates is one of the countries in the Middle East that have experienced massive development in information technology over the recent past.
- Nestlé: Use of Social Media This company analysis seeks to understand the usage of social media by Nestlé, and the strategy adopted to attract and handle customers through its proper usage.
- Social Media and Young People: Controversial Influence Social media is an integral part of modern society because it unites many young people. As everything in the world, this phenomenon is dual, providing both advantages and disadvantages.
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- The Issue of the Homogenization of the “Ideal Woman” The issue of the homogenization of the “ideal woman” image is also affecting women. These issues lead to more women seeking plastic surgery.
- Violence in Social Media and Its Impact on Society The paper provides the definition of violence, discusses the causes of violence within the state, and shows the crucial role of social media in spreading it.
- Social Media and Equal Opportunity People benefit from the use of social media but suffer from the provision of unequal opportunities and the distorted perceptions instilled by it.
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- Facebook Case Study: Online Violence In this paper, journal articles and reports from trustworthy agencies will be used to investigate the relationship between violence and Facebook posts among young people.
- Benefits of Social Media for Their Users Social media have entered people’s lives straightforwardly and confidently, causing changes in everyone’s routine and bringing a variety of advantages for their users.
- Teenage and Issues Associated with Social Media Use The current essay aims to address those issues associated with the adolescence period and social media networks.
- Media, Learning, and Social Change The paper includes a brief description of a workshop that can be helpful in terms of media literacy education.
- Children and the Use of the Internet: Risks and Gains This paper contains a comprehensive analysis of the benefits and risks of Internet use among children and the measures various can implement to safeguard minors against the drawbacks.
- Social Media Impact on Youth: Benefits & Drawbacks The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of social media on the younger generation of users in terms of benefits and disadvantages.
- Internet Security: Threats and Protection Methods To prevent themselves from falling victim to cyber crimes, people should exercise caution and discretion when sharing information on the internet.
- Using Social Media Impact on Online Courses This paper uses past research to explore how social media can be utilized by online courses, and analyze what are the benefits and drawbacks of online learning.
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- Adolescents Using Social Media, Social Networking Social media is now an integral part of people’s lives, especially adolescents. Its effects on one’s development and wellbeing can be both beneficial and detrimental.
- Restricting Children’s Access to Social Media The paper argues partially limiting children's access to social media is an objective solution to protect the younger generation from negative psychological influences.
- Social Media Platforms Compared The paper aims to assess and discuss factors that might affect African Americans’ career development and biases and assumptions that might impede the process of career counseling.
- How Logos Change the Perception of a Brand Companies choose to eliminate logos from their brands because of market dynamics as they strive to increase sales.
- Privacy and Security of Online Networks The digitalization of main data storage medias and their wide usage in everyday life could not but give rise to numerous concerns related to security.
- The Role of Technology in Hospitality and Tourism In recent decades, the scope of services, shape, and external orientation of tourism and hospitality industry have notably changed.
- Impact of Technology on Social Change Technology has had a significant impact on social change. It has impacted the growth of industries that employ human beings to operate machines.
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- Social Networks, Self-Esteem, and Individual Responsibility The paper argues it is not recommended to allow children and teenagers to use their social media accounts on a daily basis.
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- The iGen’ers and Social Media The development of smartphones and digital platforms for socialization has influenced lifestyle, behavior, and communication worldwide.
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- Dangers of Social Media in the Context of Media Ethics This paper argues that social media became a dangerous and unethical place because of being used for hazardous purposes by society members in uncontrolled ways.
- Discussion of Social Media Influence Social media serves many purposes to its users which may have both negative and positive implications depending on how people use it.
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- Does Social Media Promote the Pursuit of the Thin Ideal Amongst Teens? Rachel Rodgers aimed at presenting a concept for comprehending the behaviors and associated experiences of the body image that originates from the emphasis on weight management.
- Social Media Effect on Young People Social media has become an integral part of everyday human life. Undoubtedly, social media contribute to alleviating communication and information searching.
- What Effect Does Social Media Have on Real-Life Communication? This paper aims at examining how exactly social media affect face-to-face conversations today, focusing on the negative factors.
- Teens, Technology and Social Media Enforcing a rule that allows social media platforms to be used by teenagers above 18 years old prepares them for the negative impacts linked with social media.
- The Influence of Social Media on Sociableness of Modern Youth The purpose of the paper is to prove that there is a strong correlation between the use of social networks and the youth's level of loneliness.
- Social Media Dramatically Influences Social Identity The origin of social media usage and the initiatives leading a modern man to be a part of it have complex content and will be researched from each side.
- How Social Media Platforms Divide Society More Than Equalize It In addition to exploring the effects of specific sites such as Facebook and Instagram, this paper will also provide evidence as to why social media can't equalize society.
- The Social Construction of the Self in the Era of Social Media Technology has changed how individuals engage in the social construction of the self. It has facilitated the modification of the functions of self-reflection, memory.
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- Overcoming Social Media Procrastination
- Sexual Harassment and Its Effects on Social Media
- College Students and the Evolution of Social Media
- Integrating Social Media Into Marketing Strategy
- Instagram Marketing Strategy Evaluation
- Instagram Popularity and Its Impact on Society
- Replacing Real Connection With Social Media
- Information Communications Technologies and Social Media
- Exchanging Information Through Social Media
- Expanding Social Media Into the Chinese Market
- Marketing Communication Through Online Social Media
- Instagram as the Most Commonly Denied Addiction
- Information Technology Adoption and Social Media
- Ways in Which Snapchat and Instagram Are Sharing Video
- Consumer Behaviour for Social Media and Internet
- Consumer Life and User Generated Content in the Age of Social Media
- The Effects of False Representations and Unrealistic Standards in Instagram on People
❓ Social Media Topics & Questions
- Our Social Media Sites Keep Our Information Safe?
- Can Social Media Increase Voter Turnout?
- Are Social Media Policies Legal?
- Why Should Children Not Use Facebook?
- Does Social Media Affect the Self Esteem?
- How and Why Should We Use Instagram?
- Are Social Media Beneficial?
- How Does Social Media Affect Mental Health?
- How Your Business Can Start Using Instagram Stories?
- Does Social Media Cause Psychological Problems?
- Why Facebook Acquired WhatsApp?
- How Can You Make Money Using Instagram?
- Does Social Media Affect Teens Positive or Negatively?
- Can Social Media Improve Literacy and Communication Skills?
- What Was the First Social Media Platform?
- Can Social Media Sway Everyday Communication?
- Which Companies Own Social Media Platforms?
- Are Social Media Violators Putting Children and Teenagers to Danger?
- What Are the Positives of Using Social Media?
- How Will Social Media Impact the Future?
- What’s the Fastest-Growing Social Media Platform?
- Does Social Media Work for B2B?
- Are There Any Social Networks Especially Beneficial for Small Businesses?
- Should Social Media Be Limited to the Marketing Department?
- How Much Time Does a Social Media Strategy Require?
- Our Social Media Management Tools Worthwhile?
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