Persuasive Posts Is social media ruining politics? Nicholas Carr, author of “How Social Media Is Ruining Politics” writes about technology, business, and culture. Carr claims that the changing medias have altered how the people view politics. By analyzing many types of social media, Carr concludes, “it is turning out to be more encompassing and controlling, more totalizing, than earlier media ever was” (Carr 1). Politics have been a very popular trend on social media where many ages of people can see all the political debates.
According to Kim & Ko (2010:1481), " social media can have a dramatic impact on a brand 's reputation". In other words, customers are following luxury fashion brands blogs and when they have published some their works or brands missions, it impacts on a brand 's reputation. For example, "Dolce & Gabbana uses social media in order to get direct feedback from its customers. Dolce & Gabbana invites fashion bloggers to the front seats of its fashion shows, and the bloggers instantly upload feedback from the show on Facebook and Twitter." (Kim & Ko, 2010:1481).
The media coverage plays a role in influencing the audience which team to support. The way they portray, the way they describe and how they analyse the teams and players affects how the teams are perceived by the public. Not only that the reporter changes the public’s mind, the comments given by the public online will as well affect the audience’s mind set. As the market dictates so, female sports are “not as good to watch” and “not interesting”. Erik added that without national exposure, women’s sports will continue to be a second choice of investment for the companies and sponsors.
To make things easier, the people who view those videos or listen to those music can share it on Facebook for all the world to see. Relevant and seldom irrelevant talks on politics can be found as well in social media and most of the time escalates there. With that, people know what others think of as something worth talking about. There are so much more things which people deem as popular these days: from fashion trends to what is considered cool in the world of literature. Unfortunately, because these things are bought or acknowledged by people in the mainstream world, some see popular culture as shallow.
It seems to be the case that the average American citizen is obsessed with celebrities. Many love looking at the social media accounts of famous people they admire, and tabloids and gossip magazines are at every grocery counter, as if they are hoping you will buy them and update yourself on the latest dramatic breakup between two talentless pop stars. Is this sort of culture beneficial? The answer is no. Celebrity culture is not beneficial to either the public or the celebrity in any way.
This way, they feel closer and more attached to the celebrity they adore. Such acts are not normal and are dangerous to people. Micheal Jackson had fans go under the knife to look like him and even sound like him. The hidden reality of celebrities makes people go crazy and it is a way for them to become more people and earn more money. They are using harmful ways to gain fame and money.
The fan base of a celebrity is a good measure of his/her popularity and power. The broader the fan base (greater the number of admirers), the more influential a celebrity is in the society. Due to the publicity that celebrities usually get, some of these fans become more and more interested in their professional and private lives. They start idolizing them and feel as though they have a special bond with them. These people blindly follow their idols, without giving a second thought about their morals and end up developing what psychologists call the Celebrity Worship Syndrome (CWS).
Some people blame the media for harming society by causing eating disorders and a low self esteem. On the other hand, many others believe that it helps society in ways such as keeping people physically fit and boosting self confidence by posting selfies. While society has its opinions on whether the media helps them or hurts them, it contributes both positive and negative impacts on body image and self esteem. To Selfie or not to Selfie With the rise of technology and the easy access the world has to the internet, social media had dramastically evolved and expanded over the past few decades. This social media allows us to share posts with the public, increase our followers, and increase our likes we
The truth of the matter is we are generation of self-obsessed narcissists. Forgive me if I’m wrong but we are easily influenced by the latest trends we see every day. When we see a flawless picture of a celebrity on social media, we want to transform into that person, we want to change who we are in order to
Facebook being the first major networking site that allows us to express ourselves and to encourage us to give out personal information, it has vastly changed what is deemed personal and private in my generation. In the opening pages in Trottier (2014) book he discusses how the expansion of what is available to be accessed online effecting our identity. He discussed the event between Tyler Clementi and Dharun Ravi, an event which highlighted the negative effects of the internet and over exposure leading to suicide. Clementi and Ravi where roommates in Rutgers University in 2010. Clementi, who was coming to terms with his sexuality was outed by his roommate when Ravi streamed through a webcam, which saw Clementi be intimate with another male.
Teens use social media apps like twitter, Facebook, Instagram, kik, and snapchat just to show off to their friends and what I don’t understand is why you would use social media to show off when you can do other things to show off like get good grades on your test, quiz’s, report cards, and progress reports. By using social media teens are becoming depressed and angry and even commenting suicide all because of cyber bullies on internet and social media sites like Facebook, kik, snapchat, Instagram, Myspace, and twitter. Also its not only teens that’s get cyber bullied some celebrities get cyber bullied to like Tamera Mowry-Housley when she tweeted about her political view she got attacked by all of her followers. Mostly it’s the teens that are getting bullied not that many people or celebrities are getting bully . Bullying takes place everyday some where in the Us mostly in school