Argumentative Essay On Social Media

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Do you also use social networks? How much time do you spend in social networking? There was a study last July 2012 that “Americans spent 74.0 billion minutes on social media via a home computer, 40.8 billion minutes via apps, and 5.7 billion minutes via mobile web browsers, a total of 121.1 billion minutes on social networking sites”(Wire, 2012). As it was defined, social media is the “social interaction among people in which they create, share or exchange information and ideas in virtual communities and networks” (Ahlqvist, Bäck, Halonen, & Heinonen, 2008). Kaplan and Haenlein (2010) define social media as a “group of Internet-based applications that build on the ideological and technological foundations of Web 2.0 and that allow the creation and exchange of user-generated content. It is a product of advancement in technology and modernization of this generation.” We can say that Social Network is considered as one of the greatest inventions of this generation for it makes convenient communication, it allows people to collectively accomplish one’s goal, and it offers a way for creative personalities to be discovered and build audiences. Social media is being loved by people. Because of its wide coverage, not just national and international but globally, and because of its function that people can use it for free it became in trend to the netizens. Social media does not require money to make an account and use it that makes easy access on it. Social media has many
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