Hum 186 Social Media Paper

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Jordan N. Schloss July 24, 2017 HUM/186 Social Media Paper Society today has become accustom to resorting towards the internet for almost all their issues, information and updates on certain trends. Heavy reliance on the internet can result in less amount of people buying magazines, newspapers and even watching television. With information becoming so easily obtainable these days on the internet and along with the creation of social media information being shared amongst people online are not just only local information but global as well. Social media platforms like Snapchat and Instagram even allow their users to view each other’s lifestyle and locations using videos and pictures that people post. Depending on who you even follow …show more content…

When social media first was created amongst the internet big companies like Pepsi, Taco bell or IBM never had social media accounts. It was not until the improvement amongst the internet within smart phones that made people become “internet streaming connoisseurs”. Resulting in people always having their face glued to their smartphone screens using social media apps, surfing the web or just streaming videos. Eventually once big companies created social media accounts to promote their material and keep tabs on their consumer’s interest within their brands the advantage of social media emerges. Which is that social media became the new place for advertisements and selling various products practically making it a market on its own. The disadvantage of social media can be the information being uploaded to the internet leaving your account vulnerable for hackers that steal information from others and use it to their own benefits. Another thing to be aware of with the usage of social media is the sensitivity towards your image especially when operating a business. Being aware of certain information you post, images you post or even the certain movements you want to support online all can influence the reputation you have with the

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