Introduction Since technology has developed faster and faster these years, there are lots of data transfer though Internet. Not only information that we need or news of the city, but also our personal data including our email address, phone number or even credit card number. For this generation, who grew up with social networking websites and apps, companies usually use customers' personal data for advertising or analytics. Some of the teenagers are even willing to share all information about themselves. In view of this, cultural analysts have argued that privacy is less importance to them.
The accessibility to the world is possible with only one click in social networking sites with friends and family, the possibility to reach someone regardless of time and space constraints via social networking is fascinating . These immediacy of instant communication tools may provide a platform for everyone to voice out and share feelings and thoughts. Social skills and interpersonal relationships may be shaped as we are virtually in touch with the entire world and social networking sites are deemed to be the most efficient and effective mean of communication we have ever had. Social networking sites like Whatsapp, Facebook and Youtube have become such a part and parcel of our daily routines that seems that it is very essential for us now. Therefore, social networking sites have changed our social life
To communicate with others they had to go and meet with one another. Companies and corporations concentrated on using traditional ways to advertise products and services such as: print and tv ads. In today’s world, people have adapted to becoming social online. Social media has made meetings effortless by being able to conduct meetings right from your own home rather than having to meet face-to-face. Everyday more and more companies are investing in different social media platforms to find out which ones can make office activities more efficient.
Cameron, a sophomore in high school, met a foreign exchange student last year through a program they have at their school. When the student left to go back to his country they wanted to stay in touch with each other, and rather than having to mail letters back and forth to each other overseas they can just use Facebook to text message each other instantaneously. The Internet is the most powerful tool to reach people around the world, you don't have to talk to anybody but if you want to you can, its a universal device for communication. In today's world you can use the Internet to play games with other people, you can shop online using the Internet all with the use of technology. In the gaming world nearly every single game has some sort
Many social networking sites, such as Facebook, have made it the social norm for someone to share everything with his or her friends (Cashmore). Prior to such sites, maintaining privacy was much easier and was considered normal, but now, people are posting private information on the World Wide Web that anyone can see. A person can add someone they have never even met before as a “friend” on Facebook. Because of the internet, a definition of the word “friend” has taken on a new meaning—now someone can be
In this era of globalization, internet have become an important thing among all of us, for example, we use internet to get information that we need every day, it cannot be denied that it have made our life much easier, however, teenagers tend to misuse internet, some of them will spend many hour on internet just for online gaming or social media site. According to Oxford Dictionaries (British and World English, 2015), social media is defined as “websites and applications that enable users to create and share content or to participate in social networking.” Social media also known as social networking site, it is also a platform for users to express their own thought and information. Teenagers are more likely to use social networking site such as Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter. This is because it allow them to share their thought freely, it also bring a lot of benefit to them, according to a research that done by Chloe Berryman (2014), social media can strengthen up relationship between each and others. But, there is still a lot of example that people use social media in an extreme way which lead to a lot of issue.
In this paper, I’ll be talking about social networking sites, what are some of the fundamental features of these sites, their target audience and how they have managed to prove itself to be problematic amongst the youth. With the advent of web 2.0, it has managed to create another new environment where the users can actively participate and generate content on their own, as opposed to web 1.0 which wasn’t interactive in nature (Bruns, 2008). The driving forces for individuals to sign up on SNS are because their friends recommend them, everyone they know use it, for entertainment purposes and to know more people. Wasike and Cook (2010) say, “Never before have so many people gathered to communicate through a single medium.” (pg.1). The moment one signs up on Facebook, it asks the user to fill out forms regarding their personal information.
They claim that without social media, the connection between people are likely impossible to happen, especially when they want to communicate abroad with the others, and also, students find it is easier to finish their works when there is the Internet that allows them to search everything they want to know. While this might be true, it does not mean that the connectivity between people that comes from the social media are reliable. Several problems occur in these days that people have been deceived by the swindlers through the Internet. According to Tsikerdekis and Zeadally (2014), they show the growth of people using social media from 2005 to 2013 was 64percent, the social media provide the convenient functions for the users to easily generate and exchange the contents, which it causes lots of people being deceived by the others social media. Furthermore, as the social media provides all information for the students to search, they lack of the deliberation to check the accuracy of those information they grab from the Internet, and no one can confirm that the information presenting on the Internet is going to be the reliable one.
Social networks Without Facebook, Twitter and others ... As without them? Do not be fooled - the majority of us depend on different social networks. We cannot spend a day without going to your favorite social networking site. We do this due to the fact that trying to find a chat and have a good time, all of this becomes a habit. The Internet allows us to learn the latest news about their friends, as many put their lives on the show on the network.
With mo doubts, The Internet plays an exceedingly important role in a life of our contemporary society. Millions of people with the help of World Wide Web every day meet new friends, manage their businesses and enroll in online courses of any specialization. When our parents were our age, it was impossible for them to believe that it can ever happen that they could see and talk with the person from the other end of the world like he or she sits in front of you and millions of miles do not separate you from each other. For today, even the most tiring and boring work becomes interesting with the help of Internet. Many people keep a blog, where they share their travel experiences, views on life, photos and videos from the places, probably, many of us will not visit for a lifetime.