CHAPTER – 5 CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS Conclusion Popular social networking sites, including Baidu, We chat and Weibo, are changing the human fabric of the Internet and have the potential to pay off big for investors, but -- given their youthful user base -- they are unusually vulnerable to the next 'new new ' thing. As quickly as users flock to one trendy Internet site, they can just as quickly move on to another, with no advance warning, according to Wharton faculty and Internet analysts. one general finding is the fact that most consumers are aware of the advertisements online, and they have a negative attitude towards them. This is also the case with several of the findings from previous academic research and studies. These results are also in relation with the reasons why marketers are looking
Today everyone is obsessed with social media. People are easily influenced by almost everything they come across on the internet including appearance and body image. In todays generation it is so common to be unhappy with the way you look. All this is due to societies high standards on the way we “should” look. With social media you can do many things, including pretending to be someone you are not.
Also Social networking can improve the admissions process.College administers should view social media profiles because colleges can find information about students, eighty-eight percent of college admissions believed that social media was important in recruiting students, and Social media can raise concerns about students. College administers can find potential students through social media. Critics argue that checking other people’s social media is illegal (“Lee” ). “96.6% of four-year institutions use Facebook to recruit students.” (“procon”). Next universities are turning to social media more to find people who are interested in going to college.
Impact of Social Media Social media is device used to sharing, interact, and get to know new friend. Social media have significant impact for the user’s life. Kind of social media is Facebook, Twitter, Line, etc. Social media changes the most people live. It can have negative and positive impact, but not all people aware of effect.
Living on the east coast and having family members on the west coast, smartphones make it convenient to stay in touch. It would be much more costly to visit multiple times a year then to send a quick photo or message to check in. But it is not just our family we are easily connected to. People have become accessible not only to friends and family, but work as well. In article, “My life without a smartphone”, by Ray Germano, he shares an experience of going through smartphone detoxification while on a trip to a museum with his family, “By mid afternoon, I started experiencing withdrawal symptoms, and like a true addict, I used my wife’s smartphone to check Gmail”.
Pros and cons of social media “Internet addiction even worries Silicon Valley”, a Guardian-article by Tracy McVeigh, describes how psychologists and technicians alike are worried about side-effects of the extended internet usage in our day. Internet use disorder has become a recognized illness with specialized treatment centers. In the article, Tony Dokopil, a Newsweek writer, is quoted saying that evidence of the internet having a negative effect on mental health is piling up. A part of the problem is that compa-nies require employees to stay within reach at all time, which is extremely stress-ful. A congress about finding the difficult balance is to take place with attendance of giants like Facebook and Google.
Social Media has impacted and affected teens in a pretty negative way with the technology we have today. Social media is too distracting for teens/college students because of the constant feel to need to be on their medias. While using social media, in order to sign up for the sites teens have to put a lot of personal information, leading to my point there is no privacy while using these social media sites. Social media causes most teens to feel lonely or losing the ability to speak to people face to face. Social media is becoming a huge issue on high school and college students, students are becoming way too attached to it that making students dependent on social media, followed along with not allowing people with social media much privacy,
64% of teenagers listen to music on YouTube, making it the "hit-maker" for songs rather than radio (56%) or CDs (50%). Pop star Justin Bieber was discovered on YouTube when he was 12 years old. In 2016 at 22 years old, Bieber's net worth was estimated at $200 million. The National Endowment for the Arts found that people who interact with the arts online through social media and other means are almost three times more likely to attend a live event.” Musicians on their own have created huge platform for their themselves thanks to the help of social media. Social Networking has created a market for musician, they can advertise their music on social media, and they can also advertise when they are performing where they are going to perform.
With children and teenagers so channeled in to the internet, the less fortunate bunch have a hard time escaping their bullies due to the pressure of being active on social media. Hartwell-Walker has stated that it's difficult to avoid rumors online because every little thing said on social media spreads fast: If Bully A said a
There are parts of social media that spark curiosities every day. For example, what are the benefits and disadvantages of social media? Social media apps have affected the human race so much, but how? How has it changed society? There so many facts about social media that we accept without learning them.